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African American Almanac

African American Almanac

400 Years of Triumph, Courage and Excellence

  • Author: Lean'tin Bracks
  • Publisher: Visible Ink Press
  • ISBN: 1578593808
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 560
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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 black life in America. A legacy of pride, struggle, and triumph spanning more than 400 years is presented through a fascinating mix of biographies—including more than 750 influential figures—littleknown or misunderstood historical facts, enlightening essays on significant legislation and movements, and 150 rare photographs and illustrations. Covering events surrounding the civil rights movement; African American literature, art, and music; religion within the black community; and advances in science and medicine, this reference connects history to the issues currently facing the African American community and provides a range of information on society and culture.

Native American Almanac

Native American Almanac

More Than 50,000 Years of the Cultures and Histories of Indigenous Peoples

  • Author: Yvonne Wakim Dennis,Arlene Hirschfelder,Shannon Rothenberger Flynn
  • Publisher: Visible Ink Press
  • ISBN: 1578596076
  • Category: History
  • Page: 656
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From ancient rock drawings to today’s urban living, the Native American Almanac: More than 50,000 Years of the Cultures and Histories of Indigenous Peoples traces the rich heritage of indigenous people. It is a fascinating mix of biography, pre-contact and post-contact history, current events, Tribal Nations’ histories, enlightening insights on environmental and land issues, arts, treaties, languages, education, movements, and more. Ten regional chapters, including urban living, cover the narrative history, the communities, land, environment, important figures, and backgrounds of each area’s Tribal Nations and peoples. The stories of 345 Tribal Nations, biographies of 400 influential figures in all walks of life, Native American firsts, awards, and statistics are covered. 150 photographs and illustrations bring the text to life. The most complete and affordable single-volume reference work about Native American culture available today, the Native American Almanac is a unique and valuable resource devoted to illustrating, demystifying, and celebrating the moving, sometimes difficult, and often lost history of the indigenous people of America. Capturing the stories and voices of the American Indian of yesterday and today, it provides a range of information on Native American history, society, and culture.

Black Women of the Harlem Renaissance Era

Black Women of the Harlem Renaissance Era

  • Author: Lean'tin L. Bracks,Jessie Carney Smith
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • ISBN: 0810885433
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 328
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The Harlem Renaissance is considered a major periods for the creative and intellectual blossoming of African American expression. This reference text cites the participation of women during that time in the fields of art, literature, education, activism, entertainment, entrepreneurship, and professional roles.

Black Firsts

Black Firsts

4,000 Ground-Breaking and Pioneering Historical Events

  • Author: Jessie Carney Smith
  • Publisher: Visible Ink Press
  • ISBN: 1578594251
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 848
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Achievement engenders pride, and the most significant accomplishments involving people, places, and events in black history are gathered in Black Firsts: 4,000 Ground-Breaking and Pioneering Events.

Television & Video Almanac

Television & Video Almanac

  • Author: James D. Moser,Tracy Stevens,Quigley Publishing,William Pay,Patricia Thompson
  • Publisher: Quigley Publishing Co
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Television broadcasting
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International Motion Picture Almanac

International Motion Picture Almanac

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  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Motion pictures
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Forthcoming Books

Forthcoming Books

  • Author: Rose Arny
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: American literature
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