From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans (9th Edition)

October 30, 2020
From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans (9th Edition)

From Slavery to Freedom remains the most revered,respected, and honored text on the market. The preeminent historyof African Americans, this best-selling text charts the journey ofAfrican Americans from their origins in Africa, through slavery inthe Western Hemisphere, struggles for freedom in the West Indies,Latin America, and the United States, various migrations, and thecontinuing quest for racial equality.Building on John Hope Franklin's classic work, the ninthedition has been thoroughly rewritten by the award-winningscholar Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham. It includes new chapters andupdated information based on the most current scholarship.With a new narrative that brings intellectual depth and freshinsight to a rich array of topics, the text features greatercoverage of ancestral Africa, African American women, differingexpressions of protest, local community activism, blackinternationalism, civil rights and black power, as well as theelection of our first African American president in 2008.The text also has a fresh new 4-color design with new charts,maps, photographs, paintings, and illustrations.