Freedom on My Mind: The Columbia Documentary History of the African American Experience

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Price
$90.00
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Publish Date
Pages
640
Dimensions
6.4 X 9.12 X 1.83 inches | 2.47 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780231108904

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About the Author

Manning Marable is director of the Institute for Research in African American studies and professor of history at Columbia University. He edited Dispatches from the Ebony Tower (Columbia, 2000) and is the author of Black Leadership (Columbia, 1998);W.E.B. Du Bois: Black Radical Democrat; and Speaking Truth to Power: Essays on Race, Resistance, and Radicalism among other books. He lives in New York City.

Reviews

The beauty of this volume is not that it challenges the existing canon on black experience but that it fills lacunae left by other works... Essential reading for anyone interested in American history and African American studies, this is recommended for both public and academic libraries.--Edward G. McCormack, University of Southern Mississippi "Library Journal"
Highlighting the variance between white and black concepts and applications of freedom, ... [t]his collection of speeches, essays, poems, sermons, folktales, letters, and interviews reflects the struggle within the American culture... An excellent read and reference resource.-- "Booklist"
Spanning the period from the Colonial era to the present, this important anthology features the works of noteworthy figures of African American history and culture... Highly recommended.-- "Choice"
Recommended for all public and academic libraries.--Anthony J. Adam "American Reference Books Annual"
Elegantly structured anthology.--Andrew Radford "Journal of American Studies"