eBook African American Eras Library: Contemporary Times, 1st Edition

  • Series Name: African American Eras Library Series
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  • ISBN-10: 1414437048
  • ISBN-13: 9781414437040
  • DDC: 973.049607
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 10th Grade
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  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released June 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010
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Overview

For a student friendly reference on African American history and culture, refer to the new UXL family patterned after Gale's award-winning American Decades series. African American Eras sets are interdisciplinary sources for middle and high school students as well as teachers, librarians, and the general patron who want the single source convenience provided by the Decades-style subject chapters covering arts, medicine and health, education, religion, government and politics, law, trade and more.

Each four-volume set covers a different era of importance to African American culture, and each chapter covers the events, lifestyles, social history, and key figures unique to that time. Included will be the eyewitness accounts and primary documents that make even long ago history so personal.

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African American Eras Library Series

For a student friendly reference on African American history and culture, refer to the UXL family patterned after Gale’s award-winning AMERICAN DECADES series. AFRICAN AMERICAN ERAS are interdisciplinary sources for middle and high school students as well as teachers, librarians, and the general patron who want the single source convenience provided by the Decades-style subject chapters covering arts, medicine and health, education, religion, government and politics, law, trade and more. Each covers a different era of importance to African American culture, and each chapter covers the events, lifestyles, social history, and key figures unique to that time. Included will be the eyewitness accounts and primary documents that make even long ago history so personal.

Features and Benefits

  • This generously illustrated four-volume set covers African American history and culture from 1965 to the present.
  • Chapters focus on the people, events and issues that have shaped history and culture in the United States and worldwide, including: Affirmative Action Takes Aim at Institutional Racism, African American Culture Influences Fashion, African Americans Shape the Age of Information Technology, Boxer Muhammad Ali Refuses the Draft, Issue of Gay Rights Strains Black Churches, The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, President Bill Clinton's Tuskegee Syphilis Study Apology, President-elect Barack Obama's Victory Speech, Wage Gap Persists Between African Americans and Whites, Biographies of Toni Morrison, Eric Holder, Farai Chideya and many more.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1414435916 | ISBN-13: 9781414435916

Table of Contents

Volume l: Activism and reform, The arts, Business and industry.
Volume 2: Communications and media, Demographics, Education.
Volume 3: Government and politics, Health and medicine, Law and justice.
Volume 4: Military, Popular culture, Religion, Science and technology.