About this title: This book is the first comprehensive survey of the African-American experience. It draws on recent research to present black history in a clear and direct manner, within a broad social, cultural, and political framework. Life in sixteenth-century Africa, slavery, the antislavery movement, The Civil War, emancipation, and reconstruction. For anyone who is interested in an in-depth exploration of African-American history as it relates to U.S. history.
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