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Major impact! : from a minority group : African American contributions to American and world civilizations

Author: Paul Fuller
Publisher: [Colorado Springs, CO] : [CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform], [2016] ©2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"People of African heritage have contributed to US culture since its beginnings. Today, their influence has reached a global scale. Unfortunately, the many accomplishments of African Americans have received too little recognition. And yet in the face of ignorance and cynicism, this community continues to enrich cultures worldwide. Major Impact celebrates African American contributions throughout history, from early  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Fuller
ISBN: 9781518688423 151868842X
OCLC Number: 946314461
Notes: Publication information: "Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (February 23, 2016)" from Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Major-Impact-Minority-Contributions-Civilizations/dp/151868842X, viewed 08/18/2016.
Description: xi, 447 pages : portraits (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: African explorations of the western hemisphere before Columbus --
Contributions of Africans and African Americans to the expeditions of European Explorers to the western hemisphere and the United States --
Contributions of African Americans to the west --
Contributions of African Americans to the U.S. military --
Contributions of African Americans to the U.S. economy --
African American contributions to science and invention --
Contributions to the arts by African Americans --
Contributions of African Americans to education --
Contributions to civil and human rights by African Americans --
African American contributions to sports --
African American contributions to American customs and lifestyles --
Additional contributions by African Americans to American society --
Epilogue: some foregone conclusions.
Responsibility: Dr. Paul Fuller.

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"People of African heritage have contributed to US culture since its beginnings. Today, their influence has reached a global scale. Unfortunately, the many accomplishments of African Americans have received too little recognition. And yet in the face of ignorance and cynicism, this community continues to enrich cultures worldwide. Major Impact celebrates African American contributions throughout history, from early expeditions to the building of the United States, the arts and sciences, sports, religion, human rights, and a great deal more." -- Provided by publisher

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Comprehensive African-American History

by ch51x (WorldCat user published 2016-04-11) Excellent Permalink

THis is a decent read for those looking to supplement their research of African and African-American history.  

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