Charleston, South Carolina
Charleston, a living museum of Southern culture, is famous for its charm, Lowcountry cuisine, unique architectural stylings, and leisurely pace of life. A side of Charleston that many tourists do not witness and explore, the African-American community is a vibrant part of the Charleston identity, having shaped the Holy City's very essence since the days of slavery.
Arcadia Publishing
: 9780738505831
: Arcadia Publishing
: 07/28/2000
: South Carolina
: Black America Series
: 200
: 128
: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
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In Charleston, South Carolina, authors John Meffert and Sherman Pyatt, on behalf of the Avery Research Center, have compiled a historical celebration, in word and image, of the black community that shares a wide range of the African-American experience, ranging from local education, industry, and culture to life as it was during Reconstruction and the Civil Rights era. This visual history will be a treasure for any Charlestonian's library.
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