An African American and Latinx History of the United States by Paul Ortiz

An African American and Latinx History of the United States

An intersectional history of the shared struggle for African American and Latinx civil rights Spanning more than two hundred years, An African American and Latinx History of the United States is a revolutionary, politically charged revisionist history, arguing that Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa--otherwise known as "The Global South"--were crucial to the development of America as we know it. Ortiz challenges the notion of westward progress,...


Details An African American and Latinx History of the United States

TitleAn African American and Latinx History of the United States
ISBN9780807013106
Author
Release DateJan 30th, 2018
PublisherBeacon Press
GenreHistory, Nonfiction, Race, North American Hi..., American History, Historical
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Reviews An African American and Latinx History of the United States

  • Jordan
    1970-01-01
    Much like An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States, this book is part of the ReVisioning American History series. Having just finished the former, I was stoked to see the latter on Edelweiss available for download and review, and immediately snapped it up.This book covers the American Revolution through to present day, and covers everything from the juxtaposition of the American Revolution with the Haitian Revolution; the Civil War and...
  • Shari Suarez
    1970-01-01
    The perfect book for these troubling times. It's the history that we never learn about in school. It looks at the African American and Latinx contributions to history and social justice in the United States. It takes a look at over 200 years of American history and how the Global South figures into it. I highly recommend it.