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RACE TRAITS AND TENDENCIES OF THE AMERICAN NEGRO

Hoffman, Frederick L.


Item #: 11652

Pages: x,329p.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2003.

Subjects: CIVIL RIGHTS, POLITICAL SCIENCE, SOCIAL WELFARE & INSURANCE, SLAVERY AND THE LAW

A fascinating study of the circumstances of African-Americans during the first thirty years from theemancipation of slavery in the United States. This analysisis divided into chapters that examine population factors,vital statistics, anthropometry, race amalgamation andsocial and economic conditions and tendencies. The authorconcludes that, as of 1896 the abolition of slavery did notdemonstrably improve the plight of African-Americans in theUnited States. Hoffman was the statistician to thePrudential Insurance Company of America at the time of thispublication, and as such collected vital and socialstatistics regarding African-Americans.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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