in the South
In this section of the course, we examine the
distinctive landscapes created
by blacks, particularly in the South. Where do blacks live today?
See a county-based map. The South
a very complex
and deserves a thorough review, but in this course we follow only a few
of its history that is still visible in the landscape (as shown in
the table below). If
topics interest you, check out the many books and journals in the library
and these web sites. The National Park
provides information on the African-American heritage in the
Music: listen to the
and another Blues;
and a song of the history
of the Blues.