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History professor's book featured on university's book blog

Prof. Sidbury traces how black identity was forged in America

Posted: January 20, 2009

History Professor James Sidbury tells the complex story of how this diverse group of people forged a unified identity through the shared experience of oppression in Becoming African in American: Race and Nation in the Early Black Atlantic (Oxford University Press, 2007).

Read the rest of this story on UT's ShelfLife blog: Historian Traces Emergence of Black Identity in America

By Jessica Sinn
Public Affairs Specialist, College of Liberal Arts
512-471-2404
sinnjessica@austin.utexas.edu

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