Before the Mayflower; a history of black America

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Johnson Pub. Co., 1969 - History - 461 pages
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Review: Before the Mayflower: A History of Black America

User Review  - Rhonda Coale - Goodreads

Very detailed, thorough book on the history of African Americans the United States. I enjoyed reading a version of American history that was not sanitized by the majority. Though a good, educational ... Read full review

Review: Before the Mayflower: A History of Black America

User Review  - Theodis - Goodreads

This was not a great book, especially from a historical perspective. The author relies primarily on secondary sources in compiling this piece. Definitely not something I would refer to for historical guidance. You might as well read the resources yourself. Read full review

Contents

the african past
3
before the mayflower
29
the negro in the american revolution
49

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About the author (1969)

Lerone Bennett Jr. is the author of 10 books, including "Forced Into Glory," winner of the 2002 American Book Award, "Great Moments in Black History," "Pioneers in Protest," "The Shaping of Black America," and "What Manner of Man?" He is the executive editor emeritus of "Ebony" magazine. He lives in Chicago.

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