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The African American Odyssey

The African American Odyssey Book
Author : Darlene Clark Hine,William C. Hine,Stanley Harrold
Publisher : Pearson College Division
Release : 2011
ISBN : 9780205728817
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The African-American Odyssey is a compelling story of agency, survival, struggle and triumph over adversity. The authors highlight what it has meant to be black in America and how African-American history is inseparably woven into the greater context of American history. The text provides accounts of the lives of ordinary men and women alongside those of key African-Americans and the impact they have had on the struggle for equality to illuminate the central place of African-Americans in U.S. history more than any other text.

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Author : Board of Trustees Professor of African American Studies and Professor of History Darlene Clark Hine,Darlene Clark Hine,William C. Hine,Stanley C Harrold
Publisher : Pearson
Release : 2013-08-21
ISBN : 9780205943012
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The African American Odyssey

The African American Odyssey Book
Author : Darlene Clark Hine,William C. Hine,Stanley Harrold
Publisher : Pearson College Division
Release : 2013-08-17
ISBN : 9780205947041
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Combined volume" includes both volumes 1 and 2.

The African American Odyssey of John Kizell

The African American Odyssey of John Kizell Book
Author : Kevin G. Lowther
Publisher : Univ of South Carolina Press
Release : 2012-06-05
ISBN : 1611171334
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The inspirational story of John Kizell celebrates the life of a West African enslaved as a boy and brought to South Carolina on the eve of the American Revolution. Fleeing his owner, Kizell served with the British military in the Revolutionary War, began a family in the Nova Scotian wilderness, then returned to his African homeland to help found a settlement for freed slaves in Sierra Leone. He spent decades battling European and African slave traders along the coast and urging his people to stop selling their own into foreign bondage. This in-depth biography—based in part on Kizell's own writings—illuminates the links between South Carolina and West Africa during the Atlantic slave trade's peak decades. Seized in an attack on his uncle's village, Kizell was thrown into the brutal world of chattel slavery at age thirteen and transported to Charleston, South Carolina. When Charleston fell to the British in 1780, Kizell joined them and was with the Loyalist force defeated in the pivotal battle of Kings Mountain. At the war's end, he was evacuated with other American Loyalists to Nova Scotia. In 1792 he joined a pilgrimage of nearly twelve hundred former slaves to the new British settlement for free blacks in Sierra Leone. Among the most prominent Africans in the antislavery movement of his time, Kizell believed that all people of African descent in America would, if given a way, return to Africa as he had. Back in his native land, he bravely confronted the forces that had led to his enslavement. Late in life he played a controversial role—freshly interpreted in this book—in the settlement of American blacks in what became Liberia. Kizell's remarkable story provides insight to the cultural and spiritual milieu from which West Africans were wrenched before being forced into slavery. Lowther sheds light on African complicity in the slave trade and examines how it may have contributed to Sierra Leone's latter-day struggles as an independent state. A foreword by Joseph Opala, a noted researcher on the "Gullah Connection" between Sierra Leone and coastal South Carolina and Georgia, highlights Kizell's continuing legacy on both sides of the Atlantic.

African American Odyssey

African American Odyssey Book
Author : Albert S. Broussard
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1998
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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T. McCants Stewart was a prominent African-American in his day, a lawyer during the Reconstruction who later became a minister, politician, and racial activist and was regarded by his peers as one of the most significant black leaders of his generation. This book illuminates the professional career and private lives of Stewart and his descendants over three generations, providing an epic account of an African-American family in America. Albert Broussard researched Stewart family papers and interviewed nearly every surviving family member to tell their unusual story. He not only presents the first major study of T. McCants Stewart's civil rights and political career; he also tells how Stewart's descendants rejected white society's negative image of blacks and worked to improve themselves and uplift their race: Stewart's son Gilchrist became a successful civil rights leader and attorney and his daughter Carlotta an educator, while granddaughter Katherine directed a Head Start program and her husband Robert Flippin was the first black parole officer at San Quentin prison. The saga of the Stewarts begins in antebellum Charleston but moves on to New York, Africa, Hawaii, and numerous other locales to relate how this family fulfilled a mission to provide leadership and service to its community. Exploring issues of class, intergenerational relations, and community activism, it provides a wealth of material on the black community that spans two centuries. A particular value of Broussard's work is his account of how Stewart women coped with an overbearing patriarch and forged meaningful careers in an era when black females usually held menial jobs. By sharing experiences of both genders, he offers insights into the different strategies that black men and women used to meet their personal goals and collective obligations. Intelligent, ambitious, and entrepreneurial, the Stewarts have much to tell us about what it was to be African-American over the last hundred years. By linking their history to the changing status of African-Americans at home and abroad, this book weaves the contributions of an extraordinary family into the larger drama of American race relations.

The African American Odyssey Volume 2

The African American Odyssey  Volume 2 Book
Author : Darlene Clark Hine,William C Hine,Stanley Harrold
Publisher : Pearson
Release : 2017-05-19
ISBN : 0134491017
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. A compelling story of agency, survival, struggle and triumph over adversity More than any other text, The African-American Odyssey 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. From Africa to the 21st century, this book follows the long and 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 and the impact each has had on the struggle for freedom. A better teaching and learning experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience—for you and your students. Here’s how: Improve Critical Thinking–Features throughout the text encourage students to think critically about the material. Engage Students– Features such as “Voices from the Odyssey” engage students in the material. Note: This is just the standalone book.

A Quest for Freedom

A Quest for Freedom Book
Author : Mack King Carter
Publisher : Granthouse Pub
Release : 1993
ISBN : 9780962542381
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download A Quest for Freedom book written by Mack King Carter, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Black Odyssey

Black Odyssey Book
Author : Nathan Irvin Huggins
Publisher : Vintage
Release : 2011-01-05
ISBN : 0307760243
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This classic work of scholarship and empathy tells the story of the self-creation of the African-American people. It assesses the full impact of the Middle Passage -- "the most traumatizing mass human migration in modern history" -- and of North American slavery both on the enslaved and on those who enslaved them. It explores the ways in which a nominally free society perverted its own freedoms and denied the fact that an inhuman institution lies at the heart of the American experience. The authority and eloquence of this work make it essential reading for all who want to understand the American past and present.

August Wilson and the African American Odyssey

August Wilson and the African American Odyssey Book
Author : Kim Pereira
Publisher : University of Illinois Press
Release : 1995
ISBN : 9780252064296
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In this critical study of four plays by Pulitzer Prize-winner August Wilson-- Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Fences, Joe Turner's Come and Gone, and The Piano Lesson--Pereira show how Wilson uses the themes of separation, migration, and reunion to depict the physical and psychological journeys of African Americans in the 20th century.

A Black Odyssey

A Black Odyssey Book
Author : Randall Bennett Woods
Publisher : University Press of Kansas
Release : 1981
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download A Black Odyssey book written by Randall Bennett Woods, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Romare Bearden

Romare Bearden Book
Author : Robert G. O'Meally,D.C. Moore Gallery
Publisher : Dc Moore Gallery
Release : 2007
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Published on the occasion of the exhibition, Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey, DC Moore Gallery, November 13, 2007 - January 5, 2008.

North American Odyssey

North American Odyssey Book
Author : Craig E. Colten,Geoffrey L. Buckley
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Release : 2014-03-27
ISBN : 1442215860
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This groundbreaking volume offers a fresh approach to conceptualizing the historical geography of North America by taking a thematic rather than a traditional regional perspective. Leading geographers, building on current scholarship in the field, explore five central themes. Part I explores the settling and resettling of the continent through the experiences of Native Americans, early European arrivals, and Africans. Part II examines nineteenth-century European immigrants, the reconfiguration of Native society, and the internal migration of African Americans. Part III considers human transformations of the natural landscape in carving out a transportation network, replumbing waterways, extracting timber and minerals, preserving wilderness, and protecting wildlife. Part IV focuses on human landscapes, blending discussions of the visible imprint of society and distinctive approaches to interpreting these features. The authors discuss survey systems, regional landscapes, and tourist and mythic landscapes as well as the role of race, gender, and photographic representation in shaping our understanding of past landscapes. Part V follows the urban impulse in an analysis of the development of the mercantile city, nineteenth- and twentieth-century planning, and environmental justice. With its focus on human-environment interactions, the mobility of people, and growing urbanization, this thoughtful text will give students a uniquely geographical way to understand North American history. Contributions by: Derek H. Alderman, Timothy G. Anderson, Kevin Blake, Christopher G. Boone, Geoffrey L. Buckley, Craig E. Colten, Michael P. Conzen, Lary M. Dilsaver, Mona Domosh, William E. Doolittle, Joshua Inwood, Ines M. Miyares, E. Arnold Modlin, Jr., Edward K. Muller, Michael D. Myers, Karl Raitz, Jasper Rubin, Joan M. Schwartz, Steven Silvern, Andrew Sluyter, Jeffrey S. Smith, Robert Wilson, William Wyckoff, and Yolonda Youngs

Incognito

Incognito Book
Author : Michael A. Fosberg,Michael Sidney Fosberg,Tom Greensfelder,Lora Fosberg
Publisher : Self Publisher
Release : 2010
ISBN : 9780615413969
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Michael Fosberg delves into issues of race, identity, family history, divorce, adoption, and finding a father in this poignant and funny memoir which he later embarked on transforming into a popular one-man show performed on a cross-country tour.

The African American Odyssey Combined Volume

The African American Odyssey  Combined Volume Book
Author : Darlene Clark Hine,William C. Hine,Stanley C. Harrold
Publisher : Pearson Higher Ed
Release : 2013-08-28
ISBN : 0205947506
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A compelling story of agency, survival, struggle and triumph over adversity More than any other text, The African-American Odyssey 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. From Africa to the 21st century, this book follows the long and 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 and the impact each has had on the struggle for freedom. MyHistoryLab is an integral part of the Hine program. Key learning applications include Closer Looks, MyHistoryLibrary, and writing assessment. 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– MyHistoryLab is online learning. MyHistoryLab engages students through personalized learning and helps instructors from course preparation to delivery and assessment. Improve Critical Thinking–Features throughout the text encourage students to think critically about the material. Engage Students– Features such as “Voices from the Odyssey” engage students in the material. Support Instructors– A full set of supplements, including MyHistoryLab, provides instructors with all the resources and support they need. NOTE: MyHistoryLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MyHistoryLab, please visit www.myhistorylab.com or you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + MyHistoryLab: ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205962181 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205962181

A Black Intellectual s Odyssey

A Black Intellectual s Odyssey Book
Author : Martin Kilson
Publisher : Duke University Press
Release : 2021-07-23
ISBN : 1478021519
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In 1969, Martin Kilson became the first tenured African American professor at Harvard University, where he taught African and African American politics for over thirty years. In A Black Intellectual's Odyssey, Kilson takes readers on a fascinating journey from his upbringing in the small Pennsylvania milltown of Ambler to his experiences attending Lincoln University—the country's oldest HBCU—to pursuing graduate study at Harvard before spending his entire career there as a faculty member. This is as much a story of his travels from the racist margins of twentieth-century America to one of the nation's most prestigious institutions as it is a portrait of the places that shaped him. He gives a sweeping sociological tour of Ambler as a multiethnic, working-class company town while sketching the social, economic, and racial elements that marked everyday life. From narrating the area's history of persistent racism and the racial politics in the integrated schools to describing the Black church's role in buttressing the town's small Black community, Kilson vividly renders his experience of northern small-town life during the 1930s and 1940s. At Lincoln University, Kilson's liberal political views coalesced as he became active in the local NAACP chapter. While at Lincoln and during his graduate work at Harvard, Kilson observed how class, political, and racial dynamics influenced his peers' political engagement, diverse career paths, and relationships with white people. As a young professor, Kilson made a point of assisting Harvard's African American students in adapting to life at a white institution. Throughout his career, Kilson engaged in pioneering scholarship while mentoring countless students. A Black Intellectual's Odyssey features contributions from three of his students: a foreword by Cornel West and an afterword by Stefano Harney and Fred Moten.

Black Like Me

Black Like Me Book
Author : John Howard Griffin
Publisher : Wings Press
Release : 2006-04-01
ISBN : 1609401085
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This American classic has been corrected from the original manuscripts and indexed, featuring historic photographs and an extensive biographical afterword.

A Hope in the Unseen

A Hope in the Unseen Book
Author : Ron Suskind
Publisher : Crown
Release : 2010-08-18
ISBN : 0307763080
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The inspiring, true coming-of-age story of a ferociously determined young man who, armed only with his intellect and his willpower, fights his way out of despair. In 1993, Cedric Jennings was a bright and ferociously determined honor student at Ballou, a high school in one of Washington D.C.’s most dangerous neighborhoods, where the dropout rate was well into double digits and just 80 students out of more than 1,350 boasted an average of B or better. At Ballou, Cedric had almost no friends. He ate lunch in a classroom most days, plowing through the extra work he asked for, knowing that he was really competing with kids from other, harder schools. Cedric Jennings’s driving ambition—which was fully supported by his forceful mother—was to attend a top college. In September 1995, after years of near superhuman dedication, he realized that ambition when he began as a freshman at Brown University. But he didn't leave his struggles behind. He found himself unprepared for college: he struggled to master classwork and fit in with the white upper-class students. Having traveled too far to turn back, Cedric was left to rely on his intelligence and his determination to maintain hope in the unseen—a future of acceptance and reward. In this updated edition, A Hope in the Unseen chronicles Cedric’s odyssey during his last two years of high school, follows him through his difficult first year at Brown, and tells the story of his subsequent successes in college and the world of work. Eye-opening, sometimes humorous, and often deeply moving, A Hope in the Unseen weaves a crucial new thread into the rich and ongoing narrative of the American experience.

The African American Odyssey

The African American Odyssey Book
Author : Library of Congress
Publisher : Library of Congress
Release : 1998
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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African American Odyssey The Combined Volume

African American Odyssey  The  Combined Volume Book
Author : Darlene Clark Hine,William C. Hine,Stanley C. Harrold
Publisher : Pearson
Release : 2017-08-29
ISBN : 0134485408
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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More than any other text, The African-American Odyssey The, Combined Volume (Subscription), 7/e illuminates the central place of African Americans in U.S. history – not only telling the story of what it has meant to be black in America, but also how African-American history is inseparably weaved into the greater context of American history and vice versa. Told through a clear, direct, and flowing narrative by leading scholars in the field, The African-American Odyssey draws on recent research to present black history within broad social, cultural, and political frameworks. From Africa to the Twenty-First Century, this book follows their long, turbulent journey, including the rich culture that African Americans have nurtured throughout their history and the many-faceted quest for freedom in which African Americans have sought to counter oppression and racism. This text also recognizes the diversity within the African-American sphere – providing coverage of all class and of women and balancing the lives of ordinary men and women with the accounts and actions of black leaders and individuals.

Black Odyssey

Black Odyssey Book
Author : Mary Cable
Publisher : Penguin Group USA
Release : 1977
ISBN : 9780140046946
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Probes the mystery and controversy which surrounded the appearance of the slave ship off the United States coast in 1839