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Routledge Atlas of African American History

Routledge Atlas of African American History - 00 edition

Routledge Atlas of African American History - 00 edition

ISBN13: 9780415921428

ISBN10: 0415921422

Routledge Atlas of African American History by Jonathan Earle - ISBN 9780415921428
Edition: 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: Routledge N. Y.
Published:
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Routledge Atlas of African American History by Jonathan Earle - ISBN 9780415921428

ISBN13: 9780415921428

ISBN10: 0415921422

Edition: 00

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Summary

From the 16th century African slave trade to the 20th century struggle for equality, The Routledge Atlas of African American History examines the geographical and historical context of the African American Experience. Focusing on issues and events that resonate to this day, topics include:slave revolts, black patriots, slave communities, the Civil War, African Americans in the armed services, the spread of Jim Crow, the Negro Baseball League, the Civil Rights Movement, the Voting Rights Act, the Harlem Renaissance, the expansion of the black middle class, and much more.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Foreword p. 8
Introduction p. 10
The Roots of Black America p. 14
The African Past p. 16
The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, 1500-1800 p. 20
The African Dispersion p. 24
Slavery in British North America, 1633-1755 p. 26
Blacks in British North America, 1680-1740 p. 28
Black Population on the Eve of the Revolution p. 30
Two Communities, Slave and Free p. 32
The First Emancipation p. 34
Free Blacks in the New Republic p. 36
Discrimination in the Antebellum North p. 38
The Free Black Community p. 40
The Cotton Kingdom p. 42
The Slave Community p. 46
Nat Turner's Rebellion, 1831 p. 50
Toward Freedom p. 52
The Expansion of Slavery, 1819-57 p. 54
Runaways, Kidnappings, and Abolitionists p. 60
Slavery and the Civil War p. 64
Radical Reconstruction, 1866-77 p. 66
''Exodusters'' p. 68
African Americans Under Arms p. 70
Black Patriots and Loyalists p. 72
Black Men in Blue p. 76
Buffalo Soldiers and the Indian Wars, 1866-90 p. 78
Imperial Wars, 1898-1902 p. 80
World War I p. 82
World War II p. 84
The Cold War: Korea and Vietnam p. 88
The 1990s: Peacekeeping and the Gulf War p. 92
The Struggle for Equality p. 94
Lynching and the New Racial Order p. 96
The Spread of Jim Crow p. 98
Black Colleges and Universities p. 100
The Great Migration p. 102
Marcus Garvey and the UNIA p. 104
The Negro Baseball Leagues p. 106
Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott p. 108
Sit-ins and the Rise of SNCC p. 110
Voting Rights p. 112
African Decolonization and Black Nationalism p. 114
The Nation of Islam p. 116
The African American Community p. 118
The Harlem Renaissance p. 120
African American Musical Traditions p. 122
African American Culture p. 124
Black Political Realignment, 1928-40 p. 126
Urbanization and Black Mayors p. 128
African American Population, 1990 p. 130
Chronology p. 132
Further Reading p. 136
Index p. 139
Acknowledgments p. 144
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