African American almanac : 400 years of triumph, courage and excellence / Lean'tin Bracks.
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|Location||Shelving Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Holdable?||Status||Due Date|
|Burlington Public Library||Non-fiction||REF 973.0496 BRACKS 2012||39851001095638||Copy hold / Volume hold||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781578593231 (pbk.)
- ISBN: 1578593239 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: xiii, 543 p. : ill ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: Canton, MI : Visible Ink Press, c2012.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 469-477) and index.
"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. A legacy of pride, struggle, and triumph spanning more than 400 years is presented through a fascinating mix of biographies-including 500 influential figures-little-known or misunderstood historical facts, enlightening essays on significant legislation and movements, and 150 rare photographs and illustrations. Covering events surrounding the civil rights movement; African American literature, art, and music; religion within the black community; and advances in science and medicine, this reference connects history to the issues currently facing the African American community and provides a range of information on society and culture"-- Provided by publisher.
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