Encyclopedia of African-American heritage
Title
Encyclopedia of African-American heritage

Author
Altman, Susan.

ISBN
9780816041251

Edition
2nd ed.

Publication Information
New York : Facts on File, c2000.

Physical Description
xi, 353 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.

Subject Term
African Americans -- Encyclopedias.
 
African Americans -- History -- Encyclopedias.

Geographic Term
Africa -- Civilization -- Encyclopedias.

Added Author
Kemelhor, Joel.

Summary
Offers a wealth of information on both African and African American history, politics, culture, people, and places. Entries describe the rich tapestry woven by Africans, from those who remained on their ancestral continent, to those who were forced to leave their homes, and to the great strides being made by African Americans today. New to this edition are entries on affirmative action, criminal justice, labor, and property rights. This edition also contains an expanded art programs with 52 new b&w photos and 6 new maps. Altman is author of two books for young readers on the Black American experience.


LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Oakdale LibraryBook909.0496 ALT11Nonfiction Collection
R.H. Stafford Library (Woodbury)Reference BookR 909.0496 ALT11Nonfiction Collection