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History: History Home
A guide to help you research and locate History materials at Fisk and beyond!
Welcome History majors! This LibGuide is built to help Fisk students and faculty members find information and resources for history. Fisk University subscribes to JSTOR and Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL). Fisk University offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. This program prepares students the necessary prerequisites for coherent decision making in all areas of professional life, especially those useful for careers in international relations, public and corporate administration, and law.
Drawing on primary sources, including oral interviews with past and current residents and extensive research in church and historical society archives, the authors record the hopes, dreams, disappointments, and successes of a vibrant neighborhood as it persevered through slavery and segregation, war and peace, prosperity and depression.
In this book, historian Steven A. Reich examines the economic, political and cultural forces that have beaten and built America's black workforce since Emancipation. From the abolition of slavery through the Civil Rights Movement and Great Recession, African Americans have faced a unique set of obstacles and prejudices on their way to becoming a productive and indispensable portion of the American workforce.
In this compulsively readable social history, political scientist Stephen Pimpare vividly describes poverty from the perspective of poor and welfare-reliant Americans from the big city to the rural countryside.
Provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers in 60 history related topics from American culture, history, and religion; Black history, Colonialism; Economy history; Middle Eastern History; Political movements; Slavery and slave trade; Tobacco industry; U.S. history 1789-1817; U.S. history 1945-present.
This pathfinder is to aid researchers in their search for information on African American Scientists and Inventors. These resources represent sources that are easily accessible to the public in libraries and on the internet.
Examines the anthropological, sociological, historical, economic, and scientific theories of race and racism in the modem era. Delves into the historic origins of ideas of race and racism and explores their social and scientific consequences.