Major Problems In African American History, Vol. 1: From Slavery To Freedom, 1619-1877- Documents And Essays
Major Problems in African American History, Vol. 1: From Slavery to Freedom, 1619-1877- Documents and Essays
This text introduces students to both primary sources and analytical essays and is designed to encourage critical thinking about the history and culture of African Americans. The book presents a carefully selected group of readings organized to allow students to evaluate primary sources, test the interpretations of distinguished historians, and draw their own conclusions.
VOLUME I 1. Interpreting African-American History DOCUMENTS 1. The Brownies' Book Encourages Black Children to Know Their History, 1920 2. Carter G. Woodson on His Goals for Black History, 1922 3. Mary McLeod Bethune Outlines the Objectives of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, 1937 4. John Hope Franklin Explains the Lonely Dilemma of the American Negro Scholar, 1963 5. Vincent Harding on the Differences Between Negro History and Black History, 1971 6. Lucille Clifton and the Nurturing of History, c. 1990 ESSAYS John Hope Franklin, The History of African-American History David W. Blight, The Burden of African-American History: Memory, Justice, and a Usable Past Fath David Ruffins, Sites of Memory, Sites of Struggle: The "Materials" of History 2. Africans and the...