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[The Hortons] chronicle the history of black America-the Civil War, disfranchisement in the nineteenth century and on up to the new millennium. . . . The authors conclude their study with a brief consideration of a new nonwhite majority and assert that the struggle for freedom will continue. -The New York Times Book Review Certainly the best recent book on the subject. -Choice Since Hard Road to Freedom was released, it has garnered universal acclaim. Rutgers University Press is pleased to announce the availability of this book in two separate volumes for courses in African American history that span two semesters. Volume II includes the following chapters: - From Militancy to Civil War - From Reconstruction to Jim Crow - Populism, Industrial Unions, and the Politics of Race - The Harlem Renaissance between the Wars - Depression and War - The Postwar Civil Rights Movement - From Civil Rights to Black Power - Conservatism and Race in Multicultural America - Race-ing to the Millennium Features of Volume II include: - Timelines for each chapter - Sidebars, highlighting significant African Americans (some well known, some lesser known) - Transcriptions of significant historical documents, ranging from autobiographies, legal decrees, speeches, and military orders
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