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Horton, Lois E.

Overview
Works: 24 works in 114 publications in 2 languages and 10,833 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Biography  Sources  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Editor, Other
Classifications: E441, 973.0496073
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Most widely held works by Lois E Horton
Slavery and the making of America by James Oliver Horton( Book )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 3,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of slavery is central to understanding the history of the United States. Slavery and the Making of America offers a richly illustrated, vividly written history that illuminates the human side of this inhumane institution, presenting it largely through stories of the slavesthemselves. Readers will discover a wide ranging and sharply nuanced look at American slavery, from the first Africans brought to British colonies in the early seventeenth century to the end of Reconstruction. The authors document the horrors of slavery, particularly in the deep South, and describe the valiantstru
In hope of liberty : culture, community, and protest among northern free Blacks, 1700-1860 by James Oliver Horton( )

21 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 2,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this marvelously peopled history, James and Lois Horton introduce us to a rich cast of characters. There are familiar historical figures such as Crispus Attucks, a leader of the Boston Massacre and one of the first casualties of the American Revolution; Sojourner Truth, former slave and eloquent antislavery and women's rights activist whose own family had been broken by slavery when her son became a wedding present for her owner's daughter; and Prince Whipple, George Washington's aide, easily recognizable in the portrait of Washington crossing the Delaware River
Slavery and public history : the tough stuff of American memory by James Oliver Horton( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Slavery and Public History' looks at the controversies surrounding the interpretation of slavery's history in the public arena. The book takes on contemporary reactions to the fundamental contradiction of American history, and offers an analysis of how people remember their past
Hard road to freedom : the story of African America by James Oliver Horton( Book )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of African America from its African roots to the political and social upheavals at the end of the twentieth century
Black Bostonians : family life and community struggle in the antebellum North by James Oliver Horton( Book )

11 editions published between 1979 and 1999 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the African American people : the history, traditions & culture of African Americans by James Oliver Horton( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of American Negroes and their contributions to American culture
Harriet Tubman and the fight for freedom : a brief history with documents by Lois E Horton( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Harriet Tubman is a legendary figure in the history of American slavery and the Underground Railroad. In the introduction to this compelling volume, Lois Horton reveals the woman behind the legend and addresses the ways in which Tubman's mythic status emerged in her own lifetime and beyond. Going beyond mere biography, Horton weaves through Tubman's story the larger history of slavery, the antislavery movement, the Underground Railroad, the increasing sectionalism of the pre-Civil War era, as well as the war and post-war Reconstruction. A rich collection of accompanying documents -- including the Fugitive Slave Acts, letters, newspaper articles, advertisements and tributes to Tubman -- shed light on Tubman's relationships with key abolitionist figures such as Frederick Douglass and William Lloyd Garrison; her role in the women's rights movement; and her efforts on behalf of fugitive slaves and freed blacks through the Civil War and beyond. A chronology of Tubman's life, along with questions for consideration and a selected bibliography, enhance this important volume."--Publisher description
Von Benin nach Baltimore : die Geschichte der African Americans by Norbert Finzsch( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in German and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man and the martyr : Abraham Lincoln in African American history and memory by James Oliver Horton( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Race & sex: Eine Geschichte der Neuzeit 49 Schlüsseltexte aus vier Jahrhunderten neu gelesen( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in German and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Geschichte der Neuzeit ist eine Geschichte des Rassismus. Dies zeigt sich von den ersten Entdeckungsreisen über fünf Jahrhunderte des Kolonialismus bis in unsere globalisierte Gegenwart; von Jahrhunderten der Sklaverei über Systeme der Apartheid bis hin zu globalen Arbeitsordnungen; von den ersten Eroberungskriegen bis zu den Genoziden der Moderne: Alle diese historischen Bewegungen korrespondieren mit Grenzziehungen, mit Einteilungen von Menschen in Gruppen und Kategorien. Ihre Wirkmächtigkeit erhalten Rassismen und Rassenkonzepte insbesondere auch durch ihre enge Bindung an den Sex: An Vorstellungen spezifischer sexueller Wesenhaftigkeiten verschiedener Menschen und ihrer sexuellen Praktiken, an das vielfältige Sprechen über den Sex in der Moderne sowie an Konzepte der Vererbung besagter Wesenhaftigkeiten. 'Rasse' konnte in der Geschichte der Neuzeit erst durch ihre Bindung an Sex und Sex erst durch seine Bindung an 'Rasse' eine solche Wirkmacht entfalten. Westliche, neuzeitliche Gesellschaften sind getrieben von der Obsession zu vergleichen und zu unterscheiden, zu differenzieren und zu hierarchisieren. Ein Denken, das die grenzziehende Wucht von "race&sex" in der Geschichte ebenso wie die endlosen Grenzüberschreitungen und Verschiebungen in den Blick nimmt, trägt dazu bei, Grenzen jeglicher Art ihrer Evidenz zu berauben und deren Historizität aufzuzeigen. Dieses Denken wird so selbst eine Praxis der Grenzüberschreitung und -auflösung. Zu diesem Zweck wurden für dieses Buch 50 internationale Expertinnen und Experten aus den Geschichts-, Kultur- und Sozialwissenschaften eingeladen, jeweils einen historischen Schlüsseltext zu "race&sex" einer Re-Lektüre zu unterziehen. Diese Texte reichen von Erzählungen über Begegnungen mit amerikanischen Indigenen aus dem 17. Jahrhundert über deutsche Kolonialzeitschriften des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts bis zu Texten der jüngsten Vergangenheit und Gegenwart. Sie werden vor dem Hintergrund der gegenwärtigen geschichts-, kultur- und sozialwissenschaftlichen Debatten in kurzen, pointierten, kritischen Essays daraufhin befragt, wie sie sich in die Geschichte von "race&sex" eingeschrieben haben und wie ihre Bedeutung heute zu verstehen ist
The development of federal social policy for blacks in Washington, D.C., after emancipation by Lois E Horton( )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1985 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historians on the record : Gilder Lehrman Institute Historians' Forums 1997-1998( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of lectures illustrating the historian's craft and the process and discovery of writing history
Slavery the first step, not the last ; The Lee Hamilton commentaries : whose "team" should a member of Congress be on? by James Horton( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slavery and public history : the tough stuff of American memory( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a collection of essays that focus on public history and the difficulty that public historians encounter in dealing with the nation's most enduring contradiction: the history of American slavery in a country dedicated to freedom.-Introd
A history of the District of Columbia by Public Schools of the District of Columbia( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From african roots through the civil war by James Oliver Horton( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the civil war to the millennium by James Oliver Horton( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the District of Columbia by Lois E Horton( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Power and social responsibility : entrepreneurs and the black community in antebellum Boston by Lois E Horton( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A HISTORY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN PEOPLE by James Oliver Horton( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

THE HISTORY, TRADITIONS AND CULTURE OF AFRICAN AMERICANS
 
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Slavery and the making of America
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In hope of liberty : culture, community, and protest among northern free Blacks, 1700-1860Slavery and public history : the tough stuff of American memoryHard road to freedom : the story of African AmericaBlack Bostonians : family life and community struggle in the antebellum NorthA history of the African American people : the history, traditions & culture of African AmericansFrom african roots through the civil warFrom the civil war to the millenniumA HISTORY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN PEOPLE
Alternative Names
Horton, Lois E.

Languages
English (105)

German (5)