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A Student's Guide to African American Genealogy - Oryx American Family Tree Series (Hardback)
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A Student's Guide to African American Genealogy - Oryx American Family Tree Series (Hardback)

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Hardback 176 Pages / Published: 14/12/1995
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This major contribution to young adult genealogy studies helps create ethnic pride, self-esteem, and awareness of the extraordinary accomplishments each ethnic group has brought to the American experience. Designed for use in grades 6-12, this important series explores the creation of the American people while promoting the use and understanding of solid research techniques. Oryx American Family Tree Series enhances the social studies curriculum, especially the thematic strands in the New Curriculum Standards for Social Studies.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780897749725
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 431 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 12 mm
Edition: Annotated edition


MEDIA REVIEWS
?At the end of each chapter, the authors provide an excellent annotated list of resources that offer a better understanding of historical events in Africa and black family life in America....Johnson and Cooper have put together a practical and useful guide for educators and students.?-National Genealogical Society Quarterly
?Each volume provides an easy to understand overview of the history of immigration and culture in the U.S. for the particular enthnic group....Where these books shine, for the student and adult genealogist, is in the resource listings....For students, these books provide a great way of getting started in genealogy and learning about the life and heritage of their ancestors. For adult researchers these books provide excellent resources to move beyond the genealogical books into learning about the history, culture and experience of their ancestors.?-FGS Forum
?Few other titles on this level mention CD-ROM censuses or other vital records, yet these volumes even compare specific family history software programs....The titles are also noteworthy for the historical background provided....they offer very specific advice to young people on how to write relatives, what to ask, and how to file information once it's collected.?-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin
?It will appeal to anyone - teenager or adult - who is interested in genealogy.?-The Book Report
?This outstanding and unique guide will reach students from advanced elementary into older grade levels, examining the heritage of black genealogy and methods of researching and understanding Afro-American history. From talking to relatives and using the library to understanding racial bias in statistics and locating unusual sources of information, this specialized focus provides plenty of insight.?-The Children's Bookwatch
"At the end of each chapter, the authors provide an excellent annotated list of resources that offer a better understanding of historical events in Africa and black family life in America....Johnson and Cooper have put together a practical and useful guide for educators and students."-National Genealogical Society Quarterly
"Few other titles on this level mention CD-ROM censuses or other vital records, yet these volumes even compare specific family history software programs....The titles are also noteworthy for the historical background provided....they offer very specific advice to young people on how to write relatives, what to ask, and how to file information once it's collected."-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin
"It will appeal to anyone - teenager or adult - who is interested in genealogy."-The Book Report
"This outstanding and unique guide will reach students from advanced elementary into older grade levels, examining the heritage of black genealogy and methods of researching and understanding Afro-American history. From talking to relatives and using the library to understanding racial bias in statistics and locating unusual sources of information, this specialized focus provides plenty of insight."-The Children's Bookwatch
"Each volume provides an easy to understand overview of the history of immigration and culture in the U.S. for the particular enthnic group....Where these books shine, for the student and adult genealogist, is in the resource listings....For students, these books provide a great way of getting started in genealogy and learning about the life and heritage of their ancestors. For adult researchers these books provide excellent resources to move beyond the genealogical books into learning about the history, culture and experience of their ancestors."-FGS Forum

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