African-Americans in Defense of the Nation: A Bibliography by James T. ControvichAfrican-Americans in Defense of the Nation: A Bibliography by James T. Controvich

African-Americans in Defense of the Nation: A Bibliography

byJames T. Controvich

Hardcover | March 28, 2011

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The role of the African American in American history has been documented but sometimes ignored by historians. This work is intended to assist researchers in locating the wealth of material that has been published. African-Americans in Defense of the Nation builds on a long list of early bibliographies concerning the subject. This work brings together a broad spectrum of titles related to the African-American participation in America's wars. It covers both the military exploits-as African Americans have been involved in every American conflict since the Revolution-and their participation in the homefront support in building the weapons that the armed forces used. Organized both chronologically and topically, chapters cover the various conflicts-from the Revolutionary War to the Post World War II era-and branches of the military, as well as the role of African American women in the United States military. This extensive reference work is the most comprehensive listing of African American units available. Additionally, a listing of juvenile titles will assists parents and teachers in locating material.
James T. Controvich has been publishing research oriented bibliographies for both the private sector and government military history programs for more than 25 years. His Scarecrow Press bibliography of United States Army Unit and Organizational histories has won major awards: Thomas Jefferson Prize for Best Reference Book of the Year, ...
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Title:African-Americans in Defense of the Nation: A BibliographyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:430 pages, 9.48 × 6.4 × 1.27 inPublished:March 28, 2011Publisher:Scarecrow PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:081087234X

ISBN - 13:9780810872349

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There was a time not so long ago when articles and books on black participation in the armed forces were few and far between. Over the past thirty years, however, that situation has changed considerably. Anyone who doubts that fact need only to peruse the pages of African Americans in Defense of the Nation, a lengthy bibliography compiled by James T. Controvich, to learn that hundreds of works have been written about the contributions of African American men and women in all of the military services. . . .African Americans in Defense of the Nation is a useful and much needed bibliography that will be greatly appreciated by aficionados of black military history.