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Afro-Americana imprints, 1535-1922 is a searchable collection of over 12,000 works, including books, pamphlets and broadsides, and many lesser-known imprints, and presents a record of African American history, literature and culture.

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Created from the Library Company of Philadelphia's acclaimed Afro-Americana Collection, this collection covers the West's discovery and exploitation of Africa; the rise of slavery in the New World along with the growth and success of abolitionist movements; the development of racial thought, including political protest and resistance to racism; descriptions of African American life -- slave and free -- throughout the Americans; and slavery and race in fiction and drama. Also featured are printed works of African American individuals and organizations.

Coverage: 1535-1922 - Updates vary

Vendor: Readex

Producer: Readex

Interlibrary Loan Type: Secure Electronic Transmission Permitted

Simultaneous User Limit: Unlimited simultaneous users