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Published: 24 July 2020

192 Pages | 3

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780190216016

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The Murder of Emmett Till

A Graphic History

Karlos Hill and Dave Dodson

  • The first graphic history of the Emmett Till murder, an incident that still reverberates in American history
  • The graphic history format engages students with a vivid and powerful narrative
  • Written in concise, accessible language that is ideal for undergraduates
  • Includes a historical context essay, primary sources, suggestions for further research, discussion questions, and advice for teachers on how to effectively use the graphic history in the classroom
  • Introduces students to the practice of history and the types of methods historians use to construct the past
  • Engages the reader with a timely discussion of violence and white supremacy, racism and criminal justice, memory and social movements
  • ideal text for courses in US History and African American History

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