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Enslaved Women In America

Author : Daina Ramey Berry
ISBN : 9780313349089
Genre : History
File Size : 51.67 MB
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This singular reference provides an authoritative account of the daily lives of enslaved women in the United States, from colonial times to emancipation following the Civil War. Through essays, photos, and primary source documents, the female experience is explored, and women are depicted as central, rather than marginal, figures in history. * Dozens of photos of former enslaved women * Detailed historical timeline * Numerous rare primary documents, including runaway slave advertisements and even a plantation recipe for turtle soup * Profiles of noted female slaves and their works
Category: History

Encyclopedia Of African American History 1619 1895

Author : Paul Finkelman
ISBN : 9780195167771
Genre : History
File Size : 84.35 MB
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Explores how all aspects of American culture, history, and national identity have been profoundly influenced by the experience of African Americans and documents African American history from the arrival of the first slave ship to the death of Frederick Douglass.
Category: History

Encyclopedia Of African American Business History

Author : Juliet E. K. Walker
ISBN : 0313295492
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 37.63 MB
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Black business activity has been sustained in America for almost four centuries. From the marketing and trading activities of African slaves in Colonial America to the rise of 20th-century black corporate America, African American participation in self-employed economic activities has been a persistent theme in the black experience. Yet, unlike other topics in African American history, the study of black business has been limited. General reference sources on the black experience--with their emphasis on social, cultural, and political life--provide little information on topics related to the history of black business. This invaluable encyclopedia is the only reference source providing information on the broad range of topics that illuminate black business history. Providing readily accessible information on the black business experience, the encyclopedia provides an overview of black business activities, and underscores the existence of a historic tradition of black American business participation. Entries range from biographies of black business people to overview surveys of business activities from the 1600s to the 1990s, including slave and free black business activities and the Black Wallstreet to coverage of black women's business activities, and discussions of such African American specific industries as catering, funeral enterprises, insurance, and hair care and cosmetic products. Also, there are entries on blacks in the automotive parts industry, black investment banks, black companies listed on the stock market, blacks and corporate America, civil rights and black business, and black athletes and business activities.
Category: Business & Economics

Black Women In America

Author : Darlene Clark Hine
ISBN : 0926019619
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 30.32 MB
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Provides 614 biographical and 163 topical essays discussing the important roles Black women have played in American history
Category: Social Science

World Of A Slave Encyclopedia Of The Material Life Of Slaves In The United States 2 Volumes

Author : Kym S. Rice
ISBN : 9780313349430
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 82.95 MB
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This two-volume encyclopedia is the first to focus on the material life of slaves. • 178 A–Z entries on almost all aspects of the material culture of enslaved African Americans from the 17th century until 1865 • Contributions from a plethora of scholars, curators, artisans, and archaeologists in the field • Sidebars including quotations from former slaves in which they describe the use and meaning of material objects • Period paintings, watercolors, photographs, and drawings that illustrate the material world of enslaved blacks • Photos of buildings, archaeological assemblages, and modern-day reproductions to illustrate specific entries • A thematic guide that helps users easily find related topics • Includes a substantial selected bibliography, including vetted websites
Category: Social Science

Boyhood In America

Author : Jacqueline S. Reinier
ISBN : 9781576072158
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 87.25 MB
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The first reference work to focus on the history of American boyhood from the early 17th century to the present, with careful attention to sports, ethnicity, education, and region. * 150+ A–Z signed entries including such wide-ranging topics as cowboys, abuse, drag racing, gangs, and superheroes * 124 expert contributors from a myriad of disciplines, including history, cultural studies, media studies, education, literature, sociology, and anthropology
Category: Family & Relationships

Women In American History A Social Political And Cultural Encyclopedia And Document Collection 4 Volumes

Author : Peg A. Lamphier
ISBN : 9781610696036
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 59.20 MB
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This four-volume set documents the complexity and richness of women's contributions to American history and culture, empowering all students by demonstrating a more populist approach to the past. • Provides significantly more detail than typical reference works on women's history and culture, enabling readers to better appreciate the contributions of women of all socio-cultural statuses • Covers the astounding range of American women's experience, including women of various economic and racial statuses, religious affiliations, political and ideological identifications, and sexualities • Includes a significant selection of primary documents, thereby combining the educational power of secondary and primary literature to create a richer learning experience for users
Category: Social Science

Encyclopedia Of Slave Resistance And Rebellion

Author : Junius P. Rodriguez
ISBN : 0313332738
Genre : African Americans
File Size : 82.84 MB
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Entries cover slave rebellions, rebels, and modes and forms of slave resistance throughout the Americas, also providing information on the depiction of slavery and slave rebellions in literature and mass media.
Category: African Americans

Women During The Civil War

Author : Judith E. Harper
ISBN : 9781135950057
Genre : Reference
File Size : 32.41 MB
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For more information, including a full list of entries, a generous selection of sample entries, and more, visit the Women During the Civil War website. Women During the Civil War: An Encyclopedia is the first A-Z reference work to offer a panoramic presentation of the contributions, achievements, and personal stories of American women during one of the most turbulent eras of the nation's history. Incorporating the most recent scholarship as well as excerpts from diaries, letters, newspapers, and other primary source documents, this Encyclopedia encompasses the wartime experiences of famous and lesser-known women of all ethnic groups and social backgrounds throughout the United States during the Civil War era.
Category: Reference