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African American Studies @ Collins Library
This guide is intended to serve as a starting point for Puget Sound students interested in African American Studies. It provides general information as well as links to selected print and electronic resources.
- Getting Started leads you to suggested background sources for an overview of your topic.
- Primary Sources include examples of orginal, uninterpreted sources relevant to African American Studies.
- Books and More highlight current books, e-books, Primo, and films.
- Articles on African American Studies topics may be found in the highlighted databases.
- Writing & Citing provide information about style manuals and citation management tools.
Oxford bibliographies. African American studies
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"Ever since the national rise of 'Black Studies' during the second half of the twentieth century, this field has focused on the distinctive individuals, places, events, concepts, and circumstances of African American history from the seventeenth century to the present -- from the early national period, when New World Africans first reckoned with Enlightenment preconceptions of race, to the new millennium, when African Americans continue to negotiate the conditions of their lives in the United States. African American Studies is now a vibrant, complex, and growing field for the intellectual and curricular mission of centers, institutes, programs, and departments at colleges and universities across the country. Oxford Bibliographies in African American Studies represents another step in the field's institutional progress. Regularly updated and expanded with new content, the module will provide bibliographic articles that identify, organize, cite, and annotate scholarship on key areas of African American Studies -- culture, politics, law, history, society, religion, and economics."
Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law
This HeinOnline collection brings together, for the first time, all essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery. The library has hundreds of pamphlets and books written about slavery—defending it, attacking it or simply analyzing it, including an expansive slavery collection from Buffalo Erie County Public Library. The cooperation of this institution was central to developing this collection. We have also gathered every English-language legal commentary on slavery published before 1920, which includes many essays and articles in obscure, hard-to-find journals in the United States and elsewhere. We have provided more than a thousand pamphlets and books on slavery from the 19th century. We have also included many modern histories of slavery.
Note: You must register for free access.
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