African American Studies Books

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A Century Of Negro Migration

  [english | 1918]  

Carter Woodson


Excerpts: [... there was a decided reaction which soon blighted their hopes.[3] In the Northern commonwealths, however, the sentiment in behalf of universal freedom, ...... were not free to extend their operations throughout the colonies, they did much to enable the Negroes to reach free soil. As the Quakers believed in ...... the sea, especially on the slavery question.[33] The natural endowment ...]
Genres: [non fiction | history | african american studiesDownloads: 381

A Comparative Study Of The Negro Problem

  [english | 1899]  

Charles Cook


Summary: [A Comparative Study Of The Negro Problem The American Negro His History And Literature by Charles C Cook. Living as we do in the midst of a people which if not of unmixed English blood is at least English in institutions language and laws where can we better read our destiny than in the pages of English history In our own hearts some will at once answer. But no the thread of our fate is to-day ...]
Genres: [african american studies | essaysDownloads: 39

A Lost Hero

  [english | 1891]  

Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward


Summary: [A Lost Hero With Linked Toc Illustrations by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward. This classic book has been formatted for the Kindle with linked table of contents and illustrations all with back links to relevant sections for easy navigation. For a full list of our quality books search for Macsuz in the Amazon browser. ]
Genres: [short story | african american studiesDownloads: 422

A Narrative Of The Life And Adventures Of Venture

  [english | 1798]  

Venture Smith


Summary: [A Narrative Of The Life And Adventures Of Venture by Venture Smith. A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Venture a Native of Africa but Resident above Sixty Years in the United States of America Related by Himself was written in 1798. Venture came to the United States as a slave when he was eight years old. His narrative begins I was born at Dukandarra in Guinea about the year 1729. My ...]
Genres: [biography | african american studiesDownloads: 185

Behind The Scenes

  [english | 1868]  

Elizabeth Keckley


Summary: [The Rising: Selected Scenes From The End Of The World is a short story collection set in the world of the Rising written by Brian Keene.]
Genres: [african american studies | biographyDownloads: 266

Charles Sumner Centenary

  [english | 1911]  

Archibald Grimk


Excerpts: [... What was true of the Greek Demigod was likewise true of Charles Sumner. His study of the law for instance formed but a part of his great preparation. ...... association with the leading spirits of the times in Europe and America. All combined to teach him to know himself and the universal verities of man ...... had already passed away. Webster was in Millard Fillmore's cabi, and ...]
Genres: [essays | african american studiesDownloads: 84

Civilization The Primal Need Of The Race

  [english | 1897]  

Alexander Crummell


Excerpts: [... PAPERS. No. 1.-A Review of Hoffman's Race Traits and Tendencies of the American Negro.-Kelly Miller 25 Cts. No. 2.-The Conservation of Races.-W. ...... of any of them. And until we attain the role of civilization, we cannot stand up and hold our place in the world of culture and enlightenment. And ...... civilization are secured, men are sure to remain low, debased and grovelling. ...]
Genres: [african american studiesDownloads: 251

Clotel Or The President Daughter

  [english | 1853]  

William Wells Brown


Summary: [William Wells Brown (November 6 1814 ? November 6 1884) was a prominent abolitionist lecturer novelist playwright and historian. Born into slavery in the Southern United States Brown escaped to the North where he worked for abolitionist causes and was a prolific writer. Brown was a pioneer in several different literary genres including travel writing fiction and drama and wrote what is considered ...]
Genres: [history | fiction and literature | african american studiesDownloads: 396

Collected Articles Of Frederick Douglass A Slave

  [english | 1881]  

Frederick Douglass


Summary: [Collected Articles Of Frederick Douglass A Slave by Frederick Douglass. The Collected Articles of Frederick Douglass - A Slave written by legendary author Frederick Douglass are widely considered to be one of the greatest writings of all time. This great classic will surely attract a whole new generation of readers. For many Collected Articles of Frederick Douglass - A Slave is required reading ...]
Genres: [african american studies | essays | historyDownloads: 328

Darkwater

  [english | 1920]  

W B Du Bois


Summary: [The shadow of years.--A litany at Atlanta.--The souls of white folk.--The riddle of the sphinx.--The hands of Ethiopia.--The princess of Hither Isles.--Of work and wealth.--The second coming.--The servant in the house.--Jesus Christ in Texas.--Of the ruling of men.--The call.--The damnation of women.--Children of the moon.--The immortal child.--Almighty death.--Of beauty and death.--The prayers of]
Genres: [african american studies | poetryDownloads: 84

Education Of The Negro

  [english | ]  

Charles Dudley Warner


Excerpts: [... this persistence is true of all races not come from an historic common stock. In the political reconstruction the negro was given the ballot without ...... made great sacrifices to obtain for their children this advantage which had been denied to themselves. Many youths, both boys and girls, entered into ...... by the generosity of Northern men and societies, and often aided by the ...]
Genres: [essays | african american studiesDownloads: 334

Frederick Douglass

  [english | 1899]  

Charles Chesnutt


Summary: [Life and Times of Frederick Douglass is Frederick Douglass third autobiography published in 1881 revised in 1892. The emancipation of American Slaves during and following the Civil War allowed Douglass to go into greater specifics of both his life as a slave and his escape from slavery in this volume than he could in his two previous autobiographies (which would have put both himself and his ...]
Genres: [biography | african american studiesDownloads: 285

Historical Lectures And Essays

  [english | ]  

Charles Kingsley


Summary: [Historical Lectures And Essays The Works Of Charles Kingsley by Charles Kingsley. Subjects History Notes This is an OCR reprint. There may be numerous typos or missing text. There are no illustrations or indexes. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. You can also preview the ...]
Genres: [history | essays | african american studiesDownloads: 185

History Of Negro Soldiers In The Spanish American War

  [english | 1899]  

Edward Johnson


Summary: [History Of Negro Soldiers In The Spanish American War by Edward A Johnson. THIS IS A REPRINT NOT THE ORIGINAL PUBLICATION. TEXT ONLY. On July 1 1898 our regiment was not a part of the firing line and was not ordered on that line until the fire got so hot that the white troops positively refused to go forward. When our commander Lieutenant-Colonel E.H. Liscum was ordered to go in he gave the ...]
Genres: [african american studies | history | warDownloads: 78

Incidents In The Life Of A Slave Girl

  [english | ]  

Harriet Jacobs


Summary: [This was such a wonderful book about a woman who endured under the most trying circumstances. She was a true inspiration.]
Genres: [biography | african american studies | audiobookDownloads: 282

Lady Luck

  [english | 1921]  

Hugh Wiley


Summary: [Books by Hugh Wiley: p. 2.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | humor | african american studiesDownloads: 389

Life Progress Through The Passions

  [english | 1748]  

Eliza Fowler Haywood


Summary: [Eliza Haywood (1693 ? 25 February 1756) born Elizabeth Fowler was an English writer actress and publisher. Since the 1980s Eliza Haywood?s literary works have been gaining in recognition and interest. Described as ?prolific even by the standards of a prolific age? (Blouch intro 7) Haywood wrote and published over seventy works during her lifetime including fiction drama translations poetry ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | african american studiesDownloads: 417

Memoir Of Old Elizabeth A Coloured Woman

  [english | 1863]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... Bible aloud to his children every sabbath morning. At these seasons, when I was but five years old, I often felt the overshadowing of the Lord's Spirit, ...... my heart with ponderous weight, and seemed to add to my grief. I went back repeating as I went, none but God in the wide world. On reaching the ...... for mercy, thinking I was about to be plunged to the belly of hell, and ...]
Genres: [biography | african american studiesDownloads: 16

Modern Industrialism And The Negroes Of The United States

  [english | 1908]  

Archibald Grimk


Excerpts: [... EBook of Modern Industrialism and the Negroes of the. United States, by Archibald H. Title: Modern Industrialism and the Negroes of the United States ...... under one general government, and on terms of equality, two mutually invasive and destructive social ideas and their corresponding systems of labor. ...... and controlling influence upon federal policy and legislation. The ...]
Genres: [essays | african american studiesDownloads: 470

My Service In The U S Colored Cavalry

  [english | 1908]  

Frederick Browne


Excerpts: [... He looked it over and said in a home-sick way, I would give $800 for that paper. I reported to Colonel Garrard, and for the first time saw this ...... board transports at Yorktown and sent up the James to City Point and Bermuda Hundred. The next day we went up the Peninsula, passing 6 and 12 Mile ...... approached Drewry's Bluff we were fired on by both infantry and artillery and ...]
Genres: [history | african american studies | biographyDownloads: 83
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