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Atlas of African-American History James D. Ciment

Atlas of African-American History

James D. Ciment

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ISBN : 9780816067138
Hardcover
250 pages
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- The dramatic 1839 journey of the Amistad, including its successful slave rebellion- The accomplishments of Matthew Henson, who, with Robert Peary, discovered the North Pole in 1909- The post--World War II influences that drove the economic rise ofMore- The dramatic 1839 journey of the Amistad, including its successful slave rebellion- The accomplishments of Matthew Henson, who, with Robert Peary, discovered the North Pole in 1909- The post--World War II influences that drove the economic rise of a new black middle class- The rise of hip-hop and rap from a local South Bronx phenomenon into a powerful industry- Demographic profiles of African Americans and how these compare with those of other Americans- The powerful role of theater, comedy, TV, and film in presenting and shaping the image of African Americans- The persistent social, racial, and economic issues that still confront America, as highlighted by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.