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The African American Almanac (African-American Almanac)

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Published by Gale Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Black studies,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • History - General History,
  • Reference,
  • USA,
  • Almanacs,
  • Sociology - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJessie Carney Smith (Editor), Joseph M. Palmisano (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages1325
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9784974M
    ISBN 100787617504
    ISBN 109780787617509
    OCLC/WorldCa42757684

    The African American Almanac, 11TH EDITION, is written in an engaging style by subject experts, and reviewed by academic editor Christopher Brooks of Virginia Commonwealth University. Included is a chronology chapter that highlights important events in African American history.   This woodcut portrait of Benjamin Banneker appeared on title pages of several of his published almanacs. Bulletin - United States National Museum, volume / public domain. Many historians believe that the first printed almanac dates to and was printed by Gutenberg in Mentz, Germany. Benjamin Franklin published his Poor Richard's Almanacs in America from to

    Includes bibliographical references (p. []) and index Chronology: Historical review -- Significant documents in African-American history () -- Growth and distribution of the black population -- Black family -- Black worker in the labor movement -- Black capitlism -- Employment, unemployment, and the labor force -- Income, earnings, and incidence of poverty -- Federal. African American Almanac Years of Triumph, Courage and Excellence (Book): Bracks, Lean'tin L.: "The most complete and affordable single-volume reference of African American culture available today, this almanac is a unique and valuable resource devoted to illustrating and demystifying the moving, difficult, and often lost history of black life in America.

    Who was the first African-American senator? Who was the first woman to cast a vote in the New World? Have any gays or lesbians held state-wide office? Was a good year for women and minority office seekers? The answers to these questions are here in The Almanac of Women and Minorities in American Politics The culmination of Mart Martin's years of diligent research, this is the first. The most complete and affordable singlevolume reference of African American culture available today, this almanac is a unique and valuable resource devoted to illustrating and demystifying the moving, difficult, and often lost history of black life in America.


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