Black History Month - Save up to 20%

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Date: Fri Feb 09 2001 - 13:49:02 PST

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Dear Britannica Customer,

he history of America is not complete without including the contributions and achievements of African-Americans. The celebration to honor African-Americans began as Black History Week in 1926 and was proposed by Carter G. Woodson. Explore the cultural experiences and famous portraits of classic and contemporary figures with our merchandise collection celebrating Black History.

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Africans in America: DVD- America-s
Journey Through Slavery

$59.95 (USD)

Other Suggested Titles:
Chronology of African American History: From 1492 to the Present
The New York Public Library African American Desk Reference



Begin with the PBS, Peabody Award winning video series, Africans in America, America-s Journey Through Slavery.

Nearly ten years in the making, this landmark six-hour video series exposes the truth through surprising revelations, dramatic recreations, rare archival photography, and riveting first-person accounts.

Narrated by Academy Award-nominee Angela Bassett, it offers unparalleled understanding from the birth of slavery in the early 1600s through the violent onset of civil war in 1860. VHS Video edition also available.


The definitive one-volume encyclopedia of the black world. Inspired by the dream of the late African American scholar W.E.B. Du Bois and assisted by an eminent advisory board, Harvard scholars Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and Kwame Anthony Appiah have created the first scholarly encyclopedia to take as its scope the entire history of Africa and the African experience.

AFRICANA: The Encyclopedia
of the African and African American Experience

Sale Price $41.95 (USD)
Regular Price $59.95 (USD)
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Other Suggested Titles:
Britannica Profiles Black History CD-ROM
African American Women Knowledge Card Deck



The Autobiography of
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sale Price $17.59 (USD)
Regular Price $21.99 (USD)
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Other Suggested Titles:
The Autobiography of Malcolm X
Carter G. Woodson: A Historical Reader



This special volume, commissioned and authorized by his family, details the life and times of Martin Luther King, Jr. It is drawn from a comprehensive collection of thousands of recordings and documents, including letters to his family and diary entries, many of which have never before been made public.

Relevant and insightful, The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. offers King-s seldom disclosed views on some of the greatest and most controversial figures in the world and paints a rich portrait of a nation in the face of powerful change. Audio edition also available.


This adventure play set was developed to provide parents and teachers with safe, exciting, quality toys that can be used to encourage an interest in learning. This set tells the story of Harriet Tubman, who made 19 secret trips to help bring 300 slaves including her own family to freedom. The exciting story of the famous conductor on the Underground Railroad is brought to life.

American Adventure Playset:
Harriet Tubman

Sale Price $21.55 (USD)
Regular Price $26.95 (USD)
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Other Suggested Titles:
Journey to Freedom - The African-American Great Migration
In the Hollow of Your Hand: Slave Lullabies





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