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08/ RECENSIONE: Jeffrey Aron SNYDER, Making Black History: The Color Line, Culture, and Race in the Age of Jim Crow, Athens, University of Georgia Press, 2018, XIV+243 pp.

di Giovanni Battista CORVINO

Diacronie. Studi di Storia Contemporanea, N. 46, 2|2021

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Jeffrey Aron SNYDER, "Making Black History: The Color Line, Culture, and Race in the Age of Jim Crow", Athens, University of Georgia Press, 2018, XIV+243 pp.

Jeffrey Aron SNYDER, Making Black History: The Color Line, Culture, and Race in the Age of Jim Crow, Athens, University of Georgia Press, 2018, XIV+243 pp.

The book of Jeffrey Aaron Snyder titled Making Black History: The Color Line, Culture, and Race in the Age of Jim Crow explores the intellectual contribution of the «father of black history» Carter G. Woodson and its legacy, without neglecting the importance that historians like John Hope Franklin and others had in the promotion and advancement of African Americans civil rights. The book is divided into three parts, each consisting of two chapters.
The first part, The Color Line, 1915 – 1926, explores the birth and evolution of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History until 1926, the year in which was created one of the event that contributed to the development of teaching of black history in American public schools: the Negro History Week. […]

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Giovanni Battista Corvino is Ph.D. Candidate in Global History of Empires at Turin University -joint doctoral program with the Higher School of Economics (Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russian Federation). He was Visiting Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute for American Studies (Netherlands, 2019). Recently, he was Visiting Assistant in Research at Yale University – Department of African American Studies, where he worked on the evolution of the concept of civil and human rights in the United States through the lynching of African Americans (1940-1960).

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CORVINO, Giovanni Battista, «RECENSIONE: Jeffrey Aron SNYDER, Making Black History: The Color Line, Culture, and Race in the Age of Jim Crow, Athens, University of Georgia Press, 2018, XIV+243 pp.», Diacronie. Studi di Storia Contemporanea, N. 46, 2|2021

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