To Make Our World Anew: Volume I

To Make Our World Anew: Volume I

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this book is the only comprehensive illustrated history of African Americans. Written by the most prominent of the new generation of historians, the book describes how African Americans have shaped and changed the history of this country. It traces the history of Africans in the Americas from Reconstruction to the present. The book looks at American history from the unique perspective of African Americans, paying special attention to the forging of African-American communities, the changing status of African Americans over time, and the transformation that has been wrought social protest. Primary sources are used extensively, and the authors will contribute a ne foreword.show more

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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 154.9 x 228.6 x 20.3mm | 498.96g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Oxf Univ PR Pbk.
  • 0195181344
  • 9780195181340
  • 891,839

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"First rate.... Readable.... Guarantee[s] the book a rating as a primary reference."--The Richmond Times-Dispatch"Kelley and Lewis have provided us with what amounts to the first new interpretation of African-American history for the twenty-first century.... They have raised the bar for the production of new work on African Americans."--Journal of Southern History"Sweeping in scope, this invaluable survey charts the transformation of Blacks from Africans into African Americans."--Emerge"Provides an intelligent introduction to the history's intricacies, divisions and accomplishments."--Publishers Weekly "First rate.... Readable.... Guarantee[s] the book a rating as a primary reference."--The Richmond Times-Dispatch"Kelley and Lewis have provided us with what amounts to the first new interpretation of African-American history for the twenty-first century.... They have raised the bar for the production of new work on African Americans."--Journal of Southern History"Sweeping in scope, this invaluable survey charts the transformation of Blacks from Africans into African Americans."--Emerge"Provides an intelligent introduction to the history's intricacies, divisions and accomplishments."--Publishers Weekly "First rate.... Readable.... Guarantee[s] the book a rating as a primary reference."--The Richmond Times-Dispatch "Kelley and Lewis have provided us with what amounts to the first new interpretation of African-American history for the twenty-first century.... They have raised the bar for the production of new work on African Americans."--Journal of Southern History "Sweeping in scope, this invaluable survey charts the transformation of Blacks from Africans into African Americans."--Emerge "Provides an intelligent introduction to the history's intricacies, divisions and accomplishments."--Publishers Weekly "First rate.... Readable.... Guarantee[s] the book a rating as a primary reference."--The Richmond Times-Dispatch "Kelley and Lewis have provided us with what amounts to the first new interpretation of African-American history for the twenty-first century.... They have raised the bar for the production of new work on African Americans."--Journal of Southern History "Sweeping in scope, this invaluable survey charts the transformation of Blacks from Africans into African Americans."--Emerge "Provides an intelligent introduction to the history's intricacies, divisions and accomplishments."--Publishers Weekly "First rate.... Readable.... Guarantee[s] the book a rating as a primary reference."--The Richmond Times-Dispatch"Kelley and Lewis have provided us with what amounts to the first new interpretation of African-American history for the twenty-first century.... They have raised the bar for the production of new work on African Americans."--Journal of Southern History"Sweeping in scope, this invaluable survey charts the transformation of Blacks from Africans into African Americans."--Emerge"Provides an intelligent introduction to the history's intricacies, divisions and accomplishments."--Publishers Weekly "First rate.... Readable.... Guarantee�s� the book a rating as a primary reference."--The Richmond Times-Dispatch"Kelley and Lewis have provided us with what amounts to the first new interpretation of African-American history for the twenty-first century.... They have raised the bar for the production of new work on African Americans."--Journal of Southern History"Sweeping in scope, this invaluable survey charts the transformation of Blacks from Africans into African Americans."--Emerge"Provides an intelligent introduction to the history's intricacies, divisions and accomplishments."--Publishers Weeklyshow more

About Robin D. G. Kelley

Robin D. G. Kelley is Professor of African-American Studies at Columbia University and author of several books, most recently Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination. He lives in New York City. Earl Lewis is Provost and the Asa G. Candler Professor of History and African-American Studies at Emory University. He is the author of several books including In Their Own Interests, Love On Trial (with Heidi Ardizzone) and Defending Diversity (with Patricia Gurin and Jeffrey Lehman). He lives in Atlanta, Georgia.show more

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