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The Resource Black Texans : a history of African Americans in Texas, 1528-1995, by Alwyn Barr

Black Texans : a history of African Americans in Texas, 1528-1995, by Alwyn Barr

Label
Black Texans : a history of African Americans in Texas, 1528-1995
Title
Black Texans
Title remainder
a history of African Americans in Texas, 1528-1995
Statement of responsibility
by Alwyn Barr
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • African Americans have lived in Texas for more than four hundred years - longer than in any other region of the United States. Beginning with the arrival of the first African American in 1528, Alwyn Barr, in Black Texans, examines the African American experience in Texas during the periods of exploration and colonization, slavery, Reconstruction, the struggle to retain the freedoms gained, the twentieth-century urban experience, and the modern civil rights movement. Barr
  • The story up to the present day in this second edition, which includes a new preface, a new chapter on the years 1970-95, and a revised index
  • Discusses each period of African-American history in terms of politics, violence, and legal status; labor and economic status; education; and social life. Black Texans includes the history of the buffalo soldiers and the cowboys on Texas cattle drives, along with the achievements of notable African-American individuals in Texas history, from Estevan the explorer through legislator Norris Wright Cuney and boxer Jack Johnson to state senator Barbara Jordan. Barr carries
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
976.400496/073
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.93.T4
LC item number
B37 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Black Texans : a history of African Americans in Texas, 1528-1995, by Alwyn Barr
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Austin, Tex. : Jenkins Pub. Co., 1973
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [248]-278) and index
Contents
Explorers and settlers -- Slaves -- Freedmen -- Voters and laborers -- Outsiders -- People of anger and hope -- People of struggle and progress
Control code
34742519
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
x, 294 p.
Isbn
9780806128788
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
96023097
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): 1st paperback printing, 1996. Purchased, 2001. Paperbound.
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Black Texans : a history of African Americans in Texas, 1528-1995, by Alwyn Barr
Publication
Note
Originally published: Austin, Tex. : Jenkins Pub. Co., 1973
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [248]-278) and index
Contents
Explorers and settlers -- Slaves -- Freedmen -- Voters and laborers -- Outsiders -- People of anger and hope -- People of struggle and progress
Control code
34742519
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
x, 294 p.
Isbn
9780806128788
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
96023097
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): 1st paperback printing, 1996. Purchased, 2001. Paperbound.
Other physical details
ill.

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