Books in Brief
Walters, Laurel Shaper, The Christian Science Monitor
The historic contributions of women - especially African-American women - are gradually finding their way into the pages of history.
Reference materials, in particular, have long neglected the lives and works of black women in America. The recent publication of reference books, an anthology, and an autobiography focusing on African-American women is helping to fill this gap.
BLACK WOMEN IN AMERICA: AN HISTORICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA, edited by historian Darlene Clark Hine (Carlson Publishing, 1,530 pp., $195). This two-volume encyclopedia is the first comprehensive reference book to chronicle the role of black women in American history, from the 17th-century to the …
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Publication information: Article title: Books in Brief. Contributors: Walters, Laurel Shaper - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: March 22, 1993. Page number: 13. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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