|Author(s):||Franklin, John Hope and Moss, Alfred|
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages|
|Publication Date:||15 Jun 2000|
|Subject:||HISTORY / United States / General|
|Description:||The eighth edition of this best selling text has been thoroughly revised to include expanded material on the slave resistance, the recent history of African Americans in the United States, more on the history of women, and popular culture. The text has also been redesigned with new charts, maps, photographs, paintings, illustrations, and color inserts and an extensive package has been assembled, using technology and other multimedia to bring history to life. Written by distinguished and award-winning authors, retaining the same features that have made it the most popular text on African American History ever, and with fresh and appealing new features, From Slavery to Freedom remains the most revered, respected, honored text on the market.|
|Author Bio:||John Hope Franklin is the James B. Duke Professor Emeritus at Duke University. He received his Master’s degree and Doctorate from Harvard University. He has taught at Fisk, St. Augustine’s College, North Carolina Central University, Howard University. He was Chairman of the Department of History at Brooklyn College and at the University of Chicago, where he remains the John Matthews Manly Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus. He was a Fullbright Professor in Australia. Dr. Franklin has published many works and most recently he was awarded the National Endowment for the Humanities Charles Frankel Award, presented by President Clinton. He holds one-hundred honorary degrees as well as the Congressional Medal of Freedom. He was recently one of seven people chosen by President Clinton for a Presidential advisory board to help foster better race relations in the United States.
Alfred Moss received his Masters and Doctorate at the University of Chicago. He is a graduate of the Episcopal Divinity School, he is also an Episcopal priest. He is also the author of several books and numerous articles.
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