Encyclopedia of African-American culture and history, Volume 1
Jack Salzman, David L. Smith, Cornel West
Macmillan Library Reference, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 3203 pages
The Encyclopedia is a 5-vol. work covering all aspects of African-American life. Using biographies, historical essays, and thematic pieces -- many by the foremost scholars in the field -- it addresses a wide array of subjects in more than 2,300 articles to fully define in one source the history, cultural roots and current condition of the African-American community.
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