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The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia

The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia Geography, biography and history Reference Reviews Volume 30 · Number 6 · 2016 · 34-40 The last sections include a selected bibliography, RR 2016/204 illustration credits and an index. This makes The Kentucky African American finding information within the pages easy, Encyclopedia despite the length of the encyclopedia itself. I found all of the entries to be quite Edited by Gerald L. Smith, Karen Cotton McDaniel and thorough. I don’t have specialist knowledge of, John A. Hardin for example, the history of African American University Press of Kentucky education in Kentucky, but everything I did Lexington, KY know was included, plus much more. Brown versus the Board of Education, history of schools and laws – there is a plethora of information xxvi  596 pp. here. Not only that, but it is written in an ISBN 978 0 8131 6965 8 (print); interesting way, so it reads better than the ISBN 978 0 8131 6967 2 (ePub); average textbook. While there is so much that is ISBN 978 0 8131 6966 5 (ePDF) valuable in this book, I was concerned that I couldn’t find anything on the credentials of the $49.95 contributors. While the editors of The Kentucky Keywords African Americans, Encyclopedias, History, African American Encyclopedia have a short Kentucky bibliography, I have no idea how knowledgeable Review DOI 10.1108/RR-03-2016-0088 each contributor is on their subject matter. If using this book as reference material, I would suggest verifying facts in the citations before documents the history of African Americans in taking anything at face value. the state of Kentucky, from notable individuals Based on the quality and amount of and their contributions to the world, to topical information included in The Kentucky African essays on subjects such as education and American Encyclopedia, I would highly business. The content has been carefully chosen – recommend this book to anyone interested in places and events were picked according to their the history of African Americans. There is so significance in shaping history; individuals included much to learn in these pages that, regardless of are those born in Kentucky or who spent their your area of interest there is sure to be formative years there and who made significant something for you. contributions to politics, art, science, etc. Michelle Breckon The entries in the encyclopedia are in University Libraries, Kent State University, alphabetical order, with the entry headings in Kent, Ohio, USA bold. Dates are included with each, along with relevant locations. Following the headings are several paragraphs discussing the individual or RR 2016/205 topic. Some topics, such as education, receive an entire page in the encyclopedia while others, Seals in Medieval London 1050-1300: A such as African American jockeys, have just a Catalogue few paragraphs. One thing that I particularly John A. McEwan liked is when entries included relevant pictures, Boydell & Brewer which helped present the information in a different way. Following the entry, all citations Woodbridge are listed, along with the name of the person who wrote the entry. xvi  192 pp. What most catches my eye with this book is ISBN 978 0 900 95256 2 the cover illustrations – images found within the £50 $90 book made it to the cover. Although only in A London Record Society publication; also available as an black and white, the images are absolutely stunning and provide a glimpse at the extent of e-book history the book encompasses. The Kentucky Keywords England, History, Symbols African American Encyclopedia does not over-do Review DOI 10.1108/RR-04-2016-0111 images; however, those that are included are well-placed and help one learn more about the This book is the first in a new series of reports material. by the London Record Society. The Society was Navigating through The Kentucky African founded in 1964 to publish archival material American Encyclopedia is simple because of its about London. It has a backlist of 50 titles encyclopedic format. It begins with which includes diaries, accounts, legal papers acknowledgements and an introduction, followed and a variety of other records. This volume is by a guide for readers. After that are the different in that it covers the seals that are approximately 500 pages of encyclopedia entries. attached to archival records. It includes all http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Reference Reviews Emerald Publishing

The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia

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Geography, biography and history Reference Reviews Volume 30 · Number 6 · 2016 · 34-40 The last sections include a selected bibliography, RR 2016/204 illustration credits and an index. This makes The Kentucky African American finding information within the pages easy, Encyclopedia despite the length of the encyclopedia itself. I found all of the entries to be quite Edited by Gerald L. Smith, Karen Cotton McDaniel and thorough. I don’t have specialist knowledge of, John A. Hardin for example, the history of African American University Press of Kentucky education in Kentucky, but everything I did Lexington, KY know was included, plus much more. Brown versus the Board of Education, history of schools and laws – there is a plethora of information xxvi  596 pp. here. Not only that, but it is written in an ISBN 978 0 8131 6965 8 (print); interesting way, so it reads better than the ISBN 978 0 8131 6967 2 (ePub); average textbook. While there is so much that is ISBN 978 0 8131 6966 5 (ePDF) valuable in this book, I was concerned that I couldn’t find anything on the credentials of the $49.95 contributors. While the editors of The Kentucky Keywords African Americans, Encyclopedias, History, African American Encyclopedia have a short Kentucky bibliography, I have no idea how knowledgeable Review DOI 10.1108/RR-03-2016-0088 each contributor is on their subject matter. If using this book as reference material, I would suggest verifying facts in the citations before documents the history of African Americans in taking anything at face value. the state of Kentucky, from notable individuals Based on the quality and amount of and their contributions to the world, to topical information included in The Kentucky African essays on subjects such as education and American Encyclopedia, I would highly business. The content has been carefully chosen – recommend this book to anyone interested in places and events were picked according to their the history of African Americans. There is so significance in shaping history; individuals included much to learn in these pages that, regardless of are those born in Kentucky or who spent their your area of interest there is sure to be formative years there and who made significant something for you. contributions to politics, art, science, etc. Michelle Breckon The entries in the encyclopedia are in University Libraries, Kent State University, alphabetical order, with the entry headings in Kent, Ohio, USA bold. Dates are included with each, along with relevant locations. Following the headings are several paragraphs discussing the individual or RR 2016/205 topic. Some topics, such as education, receive an entire page in the encyclopedia while others, Seals in Medieval London 1050-1300: A such as African American jockeys, have just a Catalogue few paragraphs. One thing that I particularly John A. McEwan liked is when entries included relevant pictures, Boydell & Brewer which helped present the information in a different way. Following the entry, all citations Woodbridge are listed, along with the name of the person who wrote the entry. xvi  192 pp. What most catches my eye with this book is ISBN 978 0 900 95256 2 the cover illustrations – images found within the £50 $90 book made it to the cover. Although only in A London Record Society publication; also available as an black and white, the images are absolutely stunning and provide a glimpse at the extent of e-book history the book encompasses. The Kentucky Keywords England, History, Symbols African American Encyclopedia does not over-do Review DOI 10.1108/RR-04-2016-0111 images; however, those that are included are well-placed and help one learn more about the This book is the first in a new series of reports material. by the London Record Society. The Society was Navigating through The Kentucky African founded in 1964 to publish archival material American Encyclopedia is simple because of its about London. It has a backlist of 50 titles encyclopedic format. It begins with which includes diaries, accounts, legal papers acknowledgements and an introduction, followed and a variety of other records. This volume is by a guide for readers. After that are the different in that it covers the seals that are approximately 500 pages of encyclopedia entries. attached to archival records. It includes all

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