African American Lives

Author: Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019988286X
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From Esteban, the earliest known African to set foot in North America in 1528, right up to the continuing careers of Venus and Serena Williams, these stories of the renowned and the near forgotten give us a new view of American history.

African American Almanac

Author: Lean'tin Bracks
Publisher: Visible Ink Press
ISBN: 1578593808
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The most complete and affordable singlevolume reference of African American culture available today, this almanac is a unique and valuable resource devoted to illustrating and demystifying the moving, difficult, and often lost history of ...

American National Biography

Author: John Arthur Garraty
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Douglas's woodcut-like, stylized black-and-white illustrations graced many
important books of the period, including the l927 reprint of James Weldon
Johnson's The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man (1912) and his God':
Trombones (1927), Wallace ... As the “dean” of the Harlem Renaissance,
Douglas was also the first African-American artist to use a modernist visual
vocabulary to depict the lives of people of African heritage, from cotton fields to
cabarets, factories to palaces.

Black Women Of The Harlem Renaissance Era

Author: Lean'tin L. Bracks
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0810885433
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Her scholarly interests include slave narratives, biographies, women of the
African diaspora, and African American studies, all resulting in publications that
reflect her breadth of interests. Dr. Bracks is author of African ... After Integration (
2012). As editor and contributor to scholarly and cultural resources, her
contributions include pieces in the books Freedom Facts and Firsts: 400 Years of
the African American Civil Rights Experience (2009), African American National
Biography (2008) ...

American National Biography

Author: Mark Christopher Carnes
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195222029
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Supplement Mark Christopher Carnes, Paul R. Betz, American Council of
Learned Societies. Nugent refused to accept his "place" and, in defiance of
cultural arbiters both black and white, insisted on participating in the avant-garde
discourses of his time. When serious historical scholarship of the Harlem
Renaissance began in the 1 970s, Nugent, whose memory was astonishingly
accurate and whose viewpoint was remarkably objective, became an
increasingly important source of ...


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595p bibl index afp ISBN 9780195387957, $50.00 Harlem Renaissance Lives is
a well-organized collection of biographies from the eight-volume set titled African
American National Biography (CH, Jul'08, 45-5924). The book is alphabetized for
ease of use, and the scope is broad, covering artists, intellectuals, lesser-known
African Americans, politicians, and civil rights participants. When compared to
other sources that provide the same information, Lives lacks some features that ...

Dictionary Of American Library Biography

Author: Donald G. Davis
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563088681
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A Bibliography of the Negro in Africa and America, continues to have a powerful
impact on the study of African-American literature, history, and the social
sciences. Biographical listings and obituaries — American National Biography (
1999); Dictionary of American Negro Biography (1982); Encyclopedia of African-
American Civil Rights (1992); Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and
History (1996); The Harlem Renaissance: A Historical Dictionary for the Era (
1984); In Black and ...

The Letters Of Jean Toomer 1919 1924

Author: Jean Toomer
Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press
ISBN: 9781572334700
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In compiling this section, and the biographical information contained in the
footnotes to the letters themselves, the following sources were invaluable:
American National Biography, 24 vols., ed. John A. Garraty and Mark C. Carnes (
New York: Oxford UP, 1999); Black Women in America: A Historical Encyclopedia
, ed. Darlene Clark Hine, Elsa Barkley Brown, and Rosalyn Terborg-Penn (New
York: Carlson, 1993); Harlem Renaissance and Beyond: Literary Biographies of
100 Black ...