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A Black women's history of the United States / Daina Ramey Berry and Kali Nicole Gross.

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  • 6 of 6 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Harney County Public Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Harney County Library.

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Summary:

"A Black Women's History of the United States is a critical survey of black women's complicated legacy in America, as it takes into account their exploitation and victimization as well as their undeniable and substantial contributions to the country since its inception"--
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Harney County Library 305.4889 BERRY (Text) 37720000617761 New Adult Display Book Branch_Only_3months 08/25/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780807033555
  • ISBN: 0807033553
  • Physical Description: xii, 273 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 222-252) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Nannie's legacy and the histories of Black women -- Isabel's expedition and freedom, before 1619 -- Angela's exodus out of Africa, 1619-1760 -- Belinda's petition for independence, 1760-1820 -- Millie and Christine's performance and the expansion of slavery, 1820-1860 -- Mary's apron and the demise of slavery, 1860-1876 -- Frances's sex and the dawning of the Black women's era, 1876-1915 -- Augusta's clay, migration, and the Depression, 1915-1940 -- Alice's medals and Black women's war at home, 1940-1950 -- Aurelia's lawsuit against Jim Crow, 1950-1970 -- Shirley's run, Black power, politics, and Black feminism, 1970-2000 -- Patricia's climb and the sisters holding down liberty.
Summary, etc.:
"A Black Women's History of the United States is a critical survey of black women's complicated legacy in America, as it takes into account their exploitation and victimization as well as their undeniable and substantial contributions to the country since its inception"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: African American women > History.
United States > History.
Genre: History.
Biographies.

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