• Sign In / Register
  • Help
  • Basket0
Black Women in Texas History - Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University (Hardback)
  • Black Women in Texas History - Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University (Hardback)
zoom

Black Women in Texas History - Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University (Hardback)

(editor), (editor)
£41.50
Hardback 256 Pages / Published: 30/07/2008
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
Though often consigned to the footnotes of history, African American women are a significant part of the rich, multiethnic heritage of Texas and the United States. Until now, though, their story has frequently been fragmented and underappreciated.""Black Women in Texas History"" draws together a multi-author narrative of the experiences and impact of black American women from the time of slavery until the recent past. Each chapter, written by an expert on the era, provides a readable survey and overview of the lives and roles of black Texas women during that period. Each provides careful documentation, which, along with the thorough bibliography compiled by the volume editors, will provide a starting point for others wanting to build on this important topic.The authors address significant questions about population demographics, employment patterns, family and social dimensions, legal and political rights, and individual accomplishments. They look not only at how African American women have been shaped by the larger culture but also at how these women have, in turn, affected the culture and history of Texas. This work situates African American women within the context of their times and offers a due appreciation and analysis of their lives and accomplishments.""Black Women in Texas History"" is an important addition to history and sociology curriculum's as well as black studies and women's studies programs. It will provide for interested students, scholars, and general readers a comprehensive survey of the crucial role these women played in shaping the history of the Lone Star State.

Publisher: Texas A & M University Press
ISBN: 9781603440073
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 544 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 24 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"This well researched volume of essays...would be of great help to other experienced or fledgling scholars. This insightful and interesting volume...would be of great interest to a wide range of audiences." --;br>
--Sara Pace"Review of Texas Books" (06/23/2010)

You may also be interested in...

The Great Crash 1929
Added to basket
Bolivar
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Last Gunfight
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
The American West
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Cuba
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
1491
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
The American Civil War
Added to basket
The Penguin History Of Latin America
Added to basket
Phoenix Squadron
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Conquistadors
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Letters of John F. Kennedy
Added to basket
The Battle for the Falklands
Added to basket
Clandestine In Chile
Added to basket
Hard Choices
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.