Climbing Jacob’s Ladder: The Enduring Legacies of African-American Families


SKU: 9780671677091 Category: Tag:
Publisher: Touchstone Books
Product ID: 1025299


Climbing Jacob’s Ladder traces the history of the black family from its roots in Africa, through slavery, Reconstruction, the Depression, and the civil rights movement, to the present, arguing that black families cannot be measured against white norms.

This groundbreaking, provocative work dispels some of the most common myths, misconceptions, misunderstandings, and misinformation about African American families. Climbing Jacob’s Ladder takes a fresh look at the evolution of Black families, describes the forces that have shaped them, and examines their resiliency in the face of difficult conditions, and the strengths that help them endure.

ISBN: 9780671677091
Publisher: Touchstone Books
Pub Date: 01/1992
Format: Paperback
Weight: 1.13lbs
Size: 9.25h x 6.11w x 1.15d

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Weight 1.13 lbs
Dimensions 9.25 × 6.11 × 1.15 in