By Bruce A. Glasrud,Merline Pitre
Black girls in Texas History attracts jointly a multi-author narrative of the reports and impression of black American girls from the time of slavery till the hot prior. each one bankruptcy, written by means of a professional at the period, offers a readable survey and evaluate of the lives and roles of black Texas ladies in the course of that interval. every one presents cautious documentation, which, besides the thorough bibliography compiled by means of the quantity editors, will supply a kick off point for others eager to construct in this very important subject.
The authors deal with major questions on inhabitants demographics, employment styles, relations and social dimensions, felony and political rights, and person accomplishments. they appear not just at how African American ladies were formed by way of the bigger tradition but in addition at how those girls have, in flip, affected the tradition and historical past of Texas. This paintings situates African American girls in the context in their instances and provides a due appreciation and research in their lives and accomplishments.
Black ladies in Texas History is a vital addition to background and sociology curriculums in addition to black experiences and women’s reports courses. it is going to offer for scholars, students, and common readers a accomplished survey of the an important function those girls performed in shaping the background of the Lone celebrity State.
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Black Women in Texas History (Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University) by Bruce A. Glasrud,Merline Pitre