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The Black West: a documentary and pictorial history of the African American role in the westward expansion of the United States

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Harlem Moon/Broadway Books,
Pub. Date:
c2005.
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English
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This entirely new edition of a famous classic has glorious new photographs—many never before seen—as well as a revised and expanded text that deepens our understanding of the vital role played by African American men and women on our early frontiers.Inspired by a conversation that William Loren Katz had with Langston Hughes, The Black West presents long-neglected stories of daring pioneers such as Nat Love, a.k.a. Deadwood Dick, Mary Fields, a.k.a. Stagecoach Mary, Cranford Goldsby, a.k.a. Cherokee Bill—and a host of other intrepid men and women who marched into the wilderness alongside Chief Osceola, Billy the Kid, and Geronimo.Featuring captivating narratives and photographs (many from the author’s world-famous collection), The Black West enriches and deepens our stirring frontier saga. From slave runaways during the colonial era, to the journeys of Lewis and Clark, to the charge at San Juan Hill, Katz vividly recounts the crucial contributions African Americans made during scores of frontier encounters. With its stirring pictures and vivid eyewitness accounts, The Black West is an exhilarating treasure trove.

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9780767912310
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table_of_contents Indians and Africans in the age of exploration -- Trappers, guides, and mountain men -- Going West -- Slavery on the frontier -- Expansion and war: crisis years -- California -- The cowhands -- Exodus to Kansas -- The Buffalo Soldiers -- Oklahoma -- Black women of the last frontier -- Empire: Buffalo Soldiers abroad -- A black West in white America.
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title The Black West : a documentary and pictorial history of the African American role in the westward expansion of the United States
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