The African Texans

The African Texans

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Immigrants of African descent came to Texas first as free blacks seeking opportunity under the Spanish and Mexican governments, then as enslaved people from the deep South; then after the Civil War, a new wave of immigration began. Here, Alwyn Barr considers each era, giving readers a clear sense of the challenges that faced African Texans and the social and cultural contributions they have made to the Lone Star State.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 144 pages
  • 176 x 260 x 20mm | 580.6g
  • Texas A & M University Press
  • College Station, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 59 b&w photos, 1 map, bibliography
  • 1585443212
  • 9781585443215

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. . . a first-rate overview of African American Texans. Dr. Barr, the Institute of Texan Cultures, and Texas A&M Press should be commended.--Bruce A. Glasrud, Sul Ross State University -- Bruce A. Glasrud, Sul Ross State University ." . . a first-rate overview of African American Texans. Dr. Barr, the Institute of Texan Cultures, and Texas A&M Press should be commended."--Bruce A. Glasrud, Sul Ross State Universityshow more

About Alwyn Barr

ALWYN BARR, a history professor at Texas Tech University, has served as president of the Texas State Historical Association and as advisory editor on African American history for the "New Handbook of ""Texas".""SARA R. MASSEY, general editor for "Texans All," is an education specialist at the University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures in San Antonio, where she develops social studies instructional materials for Texas history.show more

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