The Story of the Negro

Originally produced in two volumes, and published here for the first time in one paperback volume, the first part of The Story of the Negro covers Africa and the history of slavery in the United States while the second carries the history from the Civil War to the first part of the twentieth century.

The Story of the Negro

Booker T. Washington

2005 | 784 pages | Paper $26.50
American History | African-American/African Studies
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Table of Contents

VOLUME I

PART I. THE NEGRO IN AFRICA
Chapter 1. First Notions of Africa
Chapter 2. The American Negro and the Native African
Chapter 3. The African at Home
Chapter 4. The West Coast Background of the American Negro

PART II. THE NEGRO AS A SLAVE
Chapter 5. The First and Last Slave Ship
Chapter 6. The First Slaves
Chapter 7. The Indian and the Negro
Chapter 8. The Negro's Life in Slavery
Chapter 9. Slave Insurrections and the Negro "Peril"
Chapter 10. The Free Negro in Slavery Days
Chapter 11. Fugitive Slaves
Chapter 12. Negro Settlements in Ohio and the Northwest Territory
Chapter 13. The Negro Preacher and the Negro Church
Chapter 14. The Negro Abolitionists
Chapter 15. The Negro Soldier's Fight for Freedom

VOLUME II

PART III. THE NEGRO AS A FREEMAN
Chapter 1. The Early Days of Freedom
Chapter 2. The Rise of the Negro Land-owner
Chapter 3. The Negro Labourer and the Mechanic in Slavery and Freedom
Chapter 4. Negro Crime and Racial Self-help
Chapter 5. The Negro Teacher and the Negro School
Chapter 6. The Negro Secret Societies
Chapter 7. The Negro Doctor and the Negro Professional Man
Chapter 8. The Negro Disfranchisement and the Negro in Business
Chapter 9. The Negro Bank and the Moral Uplift
Chapter 10. Negro Communities and Negro Homes
Chapter 11. Negro Poetry, Music and Art
Chapter 12. Negro Women and Their Work
Chapter 13. The Social and Mission Work of the Negro Church
Chapter 14. Law and Order and the Negro
Chapter 15. The Negro's Place in American Life

Index