Life upon These Shores

Looking at African American History, 1513-2008

by Henry Louis Gates

Hardcover, 512 pages, Knopf, List Price: $50 | purchase

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Life upon These Shores
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Looking at African American History, 1513-2008
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Henry Louis Gates

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In this illustrated book, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. follows African American history from conquistadors to Barack Obama. Pivotal moments include slavery, the Jim Crow Era, and the emergence of hip-hop in culture.