AFR AM R1B: Oratory of the African Diaspora

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Online Reference & Text Collections

  • Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896-present
    Contains approximately 1,200 references covering the transition from the Reconstruction Era to the age of Jim Crow, the Harlem Renaissance, the Civil Rights Movement up through the election of Barack Obama.
  • Oxford African American Studies Center
    More than 7,500 full text articles from major reference works, including the Encyclopedia of African American History, Black Women in America, African American National Biography, the Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature, and more. Also includes images, maps, charts, tables, timelines, and primary source documents.
  • Google Books
    Searches the full text of books on many subjects, including some from the University of California libraries. Under magazines include full text of The Crisis, Jet, Ebony, and other prominent African American life and society publications.
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Last Update: February 03, 2014 14:30 | Tagged with: African American Studies oratory African diaspora