A Companion to African American History by Alton Hornsby Jr.

By Alton Hornsby Jr.

A better half to African American heritage is a suite of unique and authoritative essays prepared thematically and topically, protecting quite a lot of matters from the 17th century to the current day.

  • Analyzes the foremost resources and the main influential books and articles within the box
  • Includes discussions of globalization, area, migration, gender, category and social forces that make up the vast cultural cloth of African American heritage

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These trade networks testify to the viability of the social and political institutions that ensured the safe movement of travelers and merchandise. West Africa was and still is a major region that has made significant contributions to the development of the entire continent. From the rural areas to the cities, these contributions can be directly and indirectly attributed to key aspects of West African society. Such aspects include West African institutions in which the extended family (lineage and clans) was a cornerstone for individual and communal success and survival.

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