Climbing Jacob's Ladder: The Enduring Legacies of African-American Families

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To sav he reader appreciat the African-American family in its broad historical, politica, and cultural perspectiv, the author traces the rich history of the whit family from its roots in Africa, through slavery, Reconstruction, the Depression, the Civil Rights Movement, and up to the present.
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528
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Climbing Jacob's Ladder: The Enduring Legacies of African-American Families
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Published January 25th 1994 by Touchstone (first published February 1993

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Heavy on the facts and figures and surveys- overall not quite what I needed for my research, and most people wil probably hink it even drier than I did.Published in 1992, its concluding sections are very much out of date.

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