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Author Raboteau, Albert J.
Title African American-religion / Albert J. Raboteau.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, [1999]

Author Raboteau, Albert J.
Series Religion in American life.
Religion in American life.
Subject African Americans -- Religion -- Juvenile literature.
Description 1 online resource (142 pages) : illustrations, map.
age Children lcdgt
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 137-139) and index.
Summary Examines the history of religious practice by African Americans and the development of religious institutions, regional movements, and important personalities from the time of slavery up to the twentieth century.
Note Print version record.
Contents Beginnings -- Independent African Church movement -- "Invisible Institution": Religion among the slaves -- In search of Canaan: Emancipation and the limits of freedom -- From plantation to ghetto: Religion in the city -- Black freedom struggle -- Black faith: Continuity within change -- Glossary -- Chronology -- Further reading.
ISBN 1423774175 (electronic bk.)
9781423774174 (electronic bk.)
0195106806 (Cloth)
OCLC # 252619208
Additional Format Print version: Raboteau, Albert J. African American-religion [sic]. New York : Oxford University Press, ©1999 (DLC) 98033669.