Encyclopedia of Black Studies
Molefi Kete Asante, Ama Mazama, Marie-JosÚ CÚrol
SAGE, 2005 - Social Science - 531 pages
The Encyclopedia of Black Studies is the leading reference source for dynamic and innovative research on the Black experience. The concept for the encyclopedia was developed from the successful Journal of Black Studies (SAGE) and contains a full analysis of the economic, political, sociological, historical, literary, and philosophical issues related to Americans of African descent. This single-volume reference is the vanguard of the recent explosive growth in quality scholarship in the field. More than a chronicle of black culture or black people, this encyclopedia deals with the emergence and maturity of an intellectual field over the past four decades. Beginning with the protests at San Francisco State College in 1967 that led to the first degree-granting department of Black Studies, the field's rapid growth over time necessitates an authoritative account of the discipline.
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Although remarkably different in many ways, these reference works actually overlap. The highly selective Encyclopedia of Black Studies (EBS ), edited by Asante, founding editor of Journal of Black ... Read full review
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Chronology of the Most Notable Books
Major Journals in Black Studies