Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 April 2004

1056 Pages | 277 halftones & line illus.

8-1/2 x 10-7/8 inches

ISBN: 9780195160246

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African American Lives

Edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham

  • African American Lives offers up-to-date, authoritative biographies of some 600 noteworthy African Americans.
  • Subjects include slaves and abolitionists, writers, politicians, and business people, musicians and dancers, artists and athletes, victims of injustice and the lawyers, journalists, and civil rights leaders who gave them a voice.
  • African American Lives features frequent cross-references among related entries, over 300 illustrations, and a general index, supplemented by indexes organized by chronology, occupation or area of renown, and winners of particular honors such as the Spingarn Medal, Nobel Prize, and Pulitzer Prize.

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