This 3 rd edition of The African-American Odyssey includes not only a CD-ROM-bound into every book (which incorporates over 150 documents in African American history), but also has a broadened international perspective, expanded coverage of interaction among African Americans and other ethnic groups, and new material on African Americans in the western portion of the United States. Free access to Research Navigator is included. This allows readers to access this powerful research tool with one site. Written by leading scholars, The African-American Odyssey is a clear and comprehensive narrative of African-American history, from the Civil War through modern times. The Combined Volume traces African-American history from it African roots through the present. This book places African-American history in the context and at the center of American History. Balancing accounts of the actions of African-American leaders with investigations of the lives of the ordinary men and women in black communities, exciting and readable coverage includes: African-American history from the Civil War and the beginnings of Reconstruction through the Civil Rights movement to discussions of black life at the dawn of the 21 st century. This is a compelling story of survival, struggle, and triumph over adversity. Readers will learn an appreciation of the central place of black people and black culture in this country, and a better understanding of both African-American and American history.Hine, Darlene Clark is the author of 'African-american Odyssey Since 1865', published 2005 under ISBN 9780131922167 and ISBN 0131922165.