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Paperback The Complete Idiot's Guide to African American History Book

ISBN: 0028643127

ISBN13: 9780028643120

The Complete Idiot's Guide to African American History

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Although the first black slaves arrived in Jamestown, Virginia in 1619, our knowledge of African American history is often limited to "lessons" in films. The Complete Idiot's Guide to African American History reveals a full portrait of black life, including familiar figures such as Harriet Tubman, W.E.B. DuBois, and Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Great!!

This book is great. It provides lots of details in regards to African American history but it explains it in a way that every one can understand.

Guiding light

A book that gives a clear and concise history of African American. A format that gives teh reader a chance to pick up the releavnt information on a big subject. The review points at the end of every chapter help to remind the reader of the relevant points before moving on to the next chapter. The book in divided sensibly into broad chapters that allow any student trying to refresh their knowledge a real chance to organise their studies. Less Idiots Guide more like Well Organised Research Guide

A must read for anyone who wants to learn about contribution

Melba J. Duncan's new book is a must read for anyone interested in American history. Too often, books about the history of Africans in America fail to mention the significant contributions of Africans. In spite of great hardships, Africans propelled forward with such remarkable spirit; this book highlights those achievements. Melba Duncan looks at where we came from, where we are, and most importantly, where we are going and focuses on the importance of education, entrepreneurship, and strategy. I highly recommend this book to all!
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