Focusing on the making of African American society from the 1896 ruling of Plessy v. Ferguson up to the contemporary period, this encyclopedia traces the transition from the Reconstruction Era to the age of Jim Crow, the Harlem Renaissance, the Great Migration, the Brown ruling that overturned Plessy, the Civil Rights Movement, & more.
Hardcover, 2672 pages
February 2nd 2009
by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published February 2nd 2008)