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Encyclopedia of African American history, 1896 to the present [electronic resource] : from the age of segregation to the twenty-first century / editor in chief, Paul Finkelman.

Finkelman, Paul, 1949- (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780195397680 (ebook) :
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (5 v.) : ill.
  • Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2009.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Available through Oxford Reference
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
Focusing on the making of African American society from the 1896 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, & more.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: African Americans > History > 1877-1964 > Encyclopedias.
African Americans > History > 1964- > Encyclopedias.
African Americans > Biography > Encyclopedias.

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