Publisher : Pearson College Division
Release : 2013-08-20
ISBN : 9780205949748
Language : En, Es, Fr & De
Book Description :
A compelling story of agency, survival, struggle and triumph over adversity. This text illuminates the central place of African Americans in U.S. history by telling the story of what it has meant to be black in America and how African-American history is inseparably woven into the greater context of American history. African Americans draws on recent research to present black history within broad social, cultural and political frameworks. From Africa to the 21st century, this book follows the long turbulent journey of African Americans, the rich culture they have nurtured throughout their history and the quest for freedom through which African Americans have sought to counter oppression and racism. This text also recognizes the diversity within the African-American sphere, providing coverage of class and gender and balancing the lives of ordinary men and women with accounts of black leaders. A better teaching and learning experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience--for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning -The new MyHistoryLabdelivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Critical Thinking - Focus Questions and end-of-chapter Review Questions help students think critically about the chapter content. Engage Students - Voices boxes include primary source excerpts and critical thinking questions to provide an introduction to the works and words of African Americans who have been witness to and participants in the events that unfold within the chapters. Support Instructors - MyHistoryLab, ClassPrep, Instructor's Manual, MyTest and PowerPoints. This Book a la Carte Edition is an unbound, three-hole punched, loose-leaf version of the textbook and provides students the opportunity to personalized their book by incorporating their own notes and taking the portion of the book they need to class - all at a fraction of the bound book price.