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The Harvard Guide to African-American History

Foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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MIXED MEDIA

$174.00 • £128.95 • €156.50

ISBN 9780674002760

Publication: June 2001

Short

960 pages

6-1/2 x 10 inches

1 table

Harvard University Press Reference Library

World

This landmark guide covers research into every aspect of African-American life and work, offering a compendium of information and interpretation about almost 400 years of African-Americans’ experiences as an ethnic group and as Americans.

The first part of the Guide contains 12 essays on historical research aids, from traditional archival and reference materials to the Internet. The second and largest part presents comprehensive and chronological bibliographies, prepared by John Thornton, Peter H. Wood, Gary B. Nash, Stephanie Shaw, Richard J. M. Blackett, Eric Foner, Leon F. Litwack, Joe W. Trotter, Jeffrey Conrad Stewart, Nancy L. Grant, Darlene Clark Hine, Clayborne Carson, John H. Bracey, Adam Biggs, and Corey Walker. The third part contains listings of resources on the special subjects of women, prepared by Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham; geographical areas; and autobiography and biography, prepared by Randall K. Burkett, Leon F. Litwack, and Richard Newman.

A companion CD-ROM packaged with the book makes more than 15,000 bibliography entries available for computer searching.