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Africans in America : America's journey through slavery / Charles Johnson, Patricia Smith, WGBH Series Research Team.

Author/Creator:
Johnson, Charles Richard, 1948-
Edition:
First edition
Publication:
New York : Harcourt Brace & Company, 1998.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, [4], 494 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Slavery -- United States -- History.
African Americans -- History.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Contents:
Part One-Terrible Transformation
Part Two-Revolution
Part Three-Brotherly Love
Part Four-Judgment Day.
Notes:
Based on a television series produced by WGBH Television, in Boston, Mass.
"Featuring twelve short stories by National Book Award winner Charles Johnson."
"Text set in Fourier. Designed by Linda Lockowitz."
Preface (pages vii-xv) by Orlando Bagwell.
"'Africans in America' is a tightly woven and meticulously researched historical narrative, uniting original documents, first-hand accounts, Charles Johnson's short stories, and vivid, sometimes startling illustrations, into one volume that illuminates our country's contradictory history and the effects of slavery and racism on our conflicted national identity."--Dustjacket.
"Jacket art by Olivia Parker. Jacket design by Vaughn Andrews."
Includes bibliographical references (p. [447]-473) and index.
A Featured Selection of the Literary Guild.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1998
Contributor:
Smith, Patricia, 1955- author.
Bagwell, Orlando, writer of preface.
WGBH Series Research Team, author.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0151003394 (hardcover) :
OCLC:
39189847
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