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Title:
Children of fire : a history of African Americans
Author:
Holt, Thomas C. (Thomas Cleveland), 1942-
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Hill and Wang, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
xvii, 438 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Middle passages, middlemen : Europe, Africa, America, and the slave trade -- Many thousands born : the roots of African America -- Slaves and citizens : African America in the age of Revolution -- "A new birth of freedom" : the destruction of slavery and Reconstruction of Black life -- Ragtime : race and nation at the dawn of the twentieth century -- "A second emancipation" : the great migrations of the twentieth century -- "A second Reconstruction" : the freedom movement -- Citizens of the nation, citizens of the world : African America in the twenty-first century.
ISBN:
9780809067138
Format :
Book