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Title Encyclopedia of African American history, 1896 to the present [electronic resource] : from the age of segregation to the twenty-first century / editor in chief, Paul Finkelman.
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
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 Electronic Reference  E185 .E5453 2009eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (5 v.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Focusing on the making of African American society from the 1896 "separate but equal" 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, and the ascendant influence of African-American culture on the American cultural landscape. --publisher description.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009. (Oxford Reference Online). Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet Explorer 6.0 (or higher) or Firefox 2.0 (or higher). Available as searchable text in HTML format. Access restricted to subscribing institutions.
Subject African Americans -- History -- Encyclopedias.
African Americans -- History -- 1877-1964 -- Encyclopedias.
African Americans -- History -- 1964- -- Encyclopedias.
African Americans -- Biography -- Encyclopedias.
Related Names Finkelman, Paul, 1949-
Collection Title Oxford Reference Online.
ISBN 9780195397680 (electronic book)