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The making of African America : the four great migrations

Berlin, Ira 1941- (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780143118794
  • ISBN: 014311879X
  • Physical Description: print
    304 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2011.

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General Note:
Originally published: New York : Viking, 2010.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-287) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Movement and place in the African American past -- The transatlantic passage -- The passage to the interior -- The passage to the north -- Global passages.
Summary, etc.: A four-hundred-year history of the African-American experience traces four pivotal migrations, including the violent relocation of one million slaves to the antebellum South and the movement of millions to industrial cities a century later.
Subject: African Americans History
African Americans Migrations History
Slave trade United States History
Migration, Internal United States History
United States Emigration and immigration History

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The Making of African America : The Four Great Migrations
The Making of African America : The Four Great Migrations
by Berlin, Ira
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The Making of African America : The Four Great Migrations

Ira Berlin was born in New York City on May 27, 1941. He received a bachelor of science degree in chemistry in 1963, a master's degree in history in 1966, and a Ph.D. in history in 1970, all from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He taught at the University of Illinois at Chicago Circle and Federal City College in Washington before becoming a professor at the University of Maryland in 1974. He wrote numerous books including Slaves Without Masters: The Free Negro in the Antebellum South, Many Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America, and The Long Emancipation: The Demise of Slavery in the United States. He also edited several books including Remembering Slavery: African Americans Talk About Their Personal Experiences of Slavery and Emancipation with Marc Favreau and Steven F. Miller. He died from complications of multiple myeloma on June 5, 2018 at the age of 77. (Bowker Author Biography)

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