Black Power Encyclopedia [2 volumes]: From “Black Is Beautiful” to Urban Uprisings (Movements of the American Mosaic)

An invaluable resource that documents the Black Power Movement by its cultural representation and promotion of self-determination and self-defense, and showcases the movement’s influence on Black communities in America from 1965 to the mid-1970s.

  • Gives students and general readers a comprehensive overview of the Black Power Movement and an understanding of its importance within the turbulence and politics of the 1960s and 1970s in the United States as well as in the context of modern-day civil rights
  • Provides insight into important concepts such as Black self-determination, Black consciousness, independent Black politics, and independent institutions
  • Features contributions from premier Black Power scholars as well as Black Power activists
  • Offers topical and biographical entries, a timeline of events, and a bibliography of key print and nonprint sources of additional information

Series: Movements of the American Mosaic
Hardcover: 904 pages
Publisher: Greenwood (July 11, 2018)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1440840067
ISBN-13: 978-1440840067

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