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Voices of historical and contemporary Black American pioneers

Vernon L. Farmer

Voices of historical and contemporary Black American pioneers

by Vernon L. Farmer

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Published by Praeger in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Vernon L. Farmer and Evelyn Shepherd-Wynn ; foreword, Benjamin S. Carson Sr. ; afterword, Guion S. "Guy" Bluford Jr
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.96 .V65 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. ; cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25170787M
    ISBN 109780313392245, 9780313392252
    LC Control Number2011053511

      A two-volume work that spans the country's history, from the arrival of Africans in America in to modern-day race relations, this in-depth study is . Black History Month is an ideal moment to read biographies of some of the most influential and important—yet often overlooked—black Americans, men and women who helped shape modern society but aren't on the short list of people regularly name-checked .

    ERIN LINDSAY McCABE studied Literature at University of California, Santa Cruz, and taught high school English before completing her MFA at St. Mary's College of California in She has taught Composition at St. Mary's and Butte College and resides in Northern California with her husband and son and a small menagerie that includes one dog, four cats, two horses, ten chickens, and two goats. His most recent book, Huck's Raft: A History of American Childhood, received the Association of American Publishers R.R. Hawkins Award for the Outstanding Scholarly Book of ; the Organization of American Historians Merle Curti Award for the best book in social history; and the Texas Institute of Letters Carr P. Collins Award for the Price: $

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Voices of Historical and Contemporary Black American Pioneers includes the life and career histories of black American pioneers, past and present, who have achieved extraordinary success in fields.

Voices of Historical and Contemporary Black American Pioneers includes the life and career histories of black American pioneers, past and present, who have achieved extraordinary success in fields.

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