A documentary history of the Negro people in the United States. From the end of the second world war to the Korean war edited by Herbert Aptheker introduction by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. volume 5.
In this, the fifth volume of a towering work of scholarship, Herbert Aptheker continues his brilliantly researched documentary history. Here black Americans tell the story of their experiences in this country in their own words, revealing what they felt about, and what they saw of, the major events in American history. some comments bestowed on Aptheker's previous volumes.
"A highly valuable contribution to the literature of its field."
American historical review "each of Aptheker's books has uncovered a little more of an amazing record. The skillful editing in this documentary makes a new history of race relations seem very old indeed." —New York Times Book Review
"A seminal work in black studies." —Arthur Ashe
Also just published is the sixth volume of a documentary history of the Negro people in the United States. It covers the period when the Korean war dominated the news and concludes as Martin Luther King, Jr., moves onstage as the voice of the emerging civil rights movement the introduction is also by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., professor of humanities, Harvard university.