Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present

Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present

From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

Book - 2009
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Focusing on the making of African American society from the 1896 "separate but equal" ruling of Plessy v. Ferguson up to the contemporary period, this encyclopedia traces the transition from the Reconstruction Era to the age of Jim Crow, the Harlem Renaissance, the Great Migration, the Brown ruling that overturned Plessy, the Civil Rights Movement, and the ascendant influence of African-American culture on the American cultural landscape. --publisher description.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
ISBN: 9780195167795
Branch Call Number: 973.0496 ENCYCLOPEDIA
Characteristics: 5 v. : ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Finkelman, Paul 1949-


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