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The Resource In search of our roots : how 19 extraordinary African Americans reclaimed their past, Henry Louis Gates, Jr

In search of our roots : how 19 extraordinary African Americans reclaimed their past, Henry Louis Gates, Jr

Label
In search of our roots : how 19 extraordinary African Americans reclaimed their past
Title
In search of our roots
Title remainder
how 19 extraordinary African Americans reclaimed their past
Statement of responsibility
Henry Louis Gates, Jr
Title variation
In search of our roots
Title variation remainder
how nineteen extraordinary African Americans reclaimed their past
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the ancestral roots of nineteen known African- Americans, and details the lineages of Maya Angelou, Quincy Jones, Morgan Freeman, Tina Turner, Oprah Winfrey, Chris Rock and others; and also discusses the African slave trade, ways to trace genealogy, DNA testing, and other related topics
Summary
The distinguished scholar examines the origins and history of African-American ancestry as he profiles nineteen noted African Americans and illuminates their individual family sagas throughout U.S. history
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
286049
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gates, Henry Louis
Dewey number
  • 973/.0496073
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
E185.96
LC item number
.G384 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • United States
  • Africa
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how 19 extraordinary African Americans reclaimed their past
Label
In search of our roots : how 19 extraordinary African Americans reclaimed their past, Henry Louis Gates, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prefatory notes on the African slave trade -- Maya Angelou -- Quincy Jones -- Morgan Freeman -- Tina Turner -- Peter J. Gomes -- Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot -- Tom Joyner -- Benjamin Carson -- Oprah Winfrey -- Whoopi Goldberg -- Mae Jemison -- T.D. Jakes -- Linda Johnson Rice -- Kathleen Henderson -- Jackie Joyner-Kersee -- Don Cheadle -- Chris Rock -- Bliss Broyard -- Chris Tucker -- How to trace your own roots
Control code
14343459
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 438 pages
Isbn
9780307382405
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2008011860
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (PPL)F9E94480745A43A688E6EDD4CFCBD2EB
  • (IMchF)fol12037638
Label
In search of our roots : how 19 extraordinary African Americans reclaimed their past, Henry Louis Gates, Jr
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prefatory notes on the African slave trade -- Maya Angelou -- Quincy Jones -- Morgan Freeman -- Tina Turner -- Peter J. Gomes -- Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot -- Tom Joyner -- Benjamin Carson -- Oprah Winfrey -- Whoopi Goldberg -- Mae Jemison -- T.D. Jakes -- Linda Johnson Rice -- Kathleen Henderson -- Jackie Joyner-Kersee -- Don Cheadle -- Chris Rock -- Bliss Broyard -- Chris Tucker -- How to trace your own roots
Control code
14343459
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 438 pages
Isbn
9780307382405
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2008011860
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (PPL)F9E94480745A43A688E6EDD4CFCBD2EB
  • (IMchF)fol12037638

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