Whether your focus is on one field of endeavor, or your audience requires a broader scope of resources on African-American women, the Facts On File Encyclopedia of Black Women in America set is specially designed to meet all of your needs. Each volume is a complete stand-alone resource and also coordinates perfectly within the eleven-volume set. The women who overcame adversity and the institutions they created to lend support The eleven-volume Facts On File Encyclopedia of Black Women in America set collects the profiles of more than 1,000 African-American women and institutions. Spanning four centuries, these inspirational profiles capture the perseverance, courage, and the personal will to succeed that each of these women shared on their way to one common goal: improvement through change. Specially designed format provides a unique historical perspective Organized by topic, each volume examines a specific area of endeavor, such as literature, business, or medicine. Coverage begins with a detailed introduction that provides a general overview of African-American women in that particular enterprise and places the specific biographies within each volume in a historical perspective. Each introduction is followed by an extensive A-to-Z listing of inspired women and the institutions they created. Profiles include: -- Josephine Baker -- Phoebe Beasley -- Carmen DeLavallade -- Judith Jamison -- Mary Edmonia Lewis -- Cheryl Miller -- Harriet Powers -- Debi Thomas -- Lynette Woodard.
Publisher: Facts On File Inc
Number of pages: 200
Weight: 590 g
Dimensions: 248 x 197 x 19 mm
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