Faculty of Arts


HISTORY 308

African-American Freedom Struggles: USA 1900-2000


Description

An examination of the experience of African Americans during the "long civil rights movement" of the twentieth century, emphasising the depth and breadth of Black oppositional spirit and activity, the achievements and remaining challenges. Attention will also be given to the "long civil rights movement" in historiography and popular memory.

Availability 2012

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Jennifer Frost

Recommended Reading

Charles M. Payne & Adam Green, Time Longer Than Rope: A Century of African American Activism, 1850-1950, New York, 2003.

Assessment

Coursework only

Points

HISTORY 308: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage II in History, or 15 points at Stage II in History and ARTHIST 225

Restrictions

HISTORY 208


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