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By Molefi K. Asante, Mart T. Mattson, Mark T. Mattson

Construction at the authoritative textual content of the 1st variation, ''Atlas of African-American historical past, Revised Edition'' chronicles the real cultural, ancient, political, and social reports of African americans over the years. thoroughly up to date and revised, this interesting booklet positive aspects a variety of full-color maps - 18 of that are new - that interact readers with easy-to-grasp evidence, figures, and pictures of way of life. Ten new black-and-white pictures, 8 new full-color photos, and 4 line illustrations liven up the textual content. insurance comprises: The dramatic 1839 trip of the Amistad, together with its winning slave uprising; The hard work activism of Albert and Lucy Parsons, an interracial couple who led the eight-hour-day flow and the nationwide railroad strike; The accomplishments of Matthew Henson, who, with Robert Peary, found the North Pole in 1909; The publish - global battle II impacts that drove the industrial upward push of a brand new black heart classification; research of the way the cultural contributions of writers, actors, athletes, musicians, and different artists helped outline American tradition through the Nineteen Sixties and Seventies; the increase of hip-hop and rap from an area South Bronx phenomenon right into a strong able to launching different companies. The assurance additionally comprises: Demographic profiles of the future health, schooling, employment, source of revenue, spending behavior, homeownership, and different benchmarks of African americans, in addition to how those evaluate with these of different americans; The robust function of theater, comedy, television, and movie in offering and shaping just like African americans from the mid-1970s to the mid-1990s; and The power social, racial, and financial concerns that also confront the US, as highlighted by means of typhoon Katrina in New Orleans.

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