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  • The Light of Truthby Ida B. Wells; Mia Bay; Mia Bay; Henry Louis Gates

    Penguin Publishing Group 2014; US$ 18.00

    "Wells was the most comprehensive chronicler of that common practice for which few words exist that provide sufficient condemnation. For that reason, and for Wells? immense courage, clear pen, and understanding of the nature of journalistic advocacy, this new volume ought to become required reading for anyone interested in American history or current... more...

  • Figures in Blackby Henry Louis Gates

    Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 37.99

    A study which focuses on Afro-American literature. more...

  • America Behind The Color Lineby Henry Louis Gates

    Grand Central Publishing 2007; US$ 11.99

    Renowned scholar and "New York Times" bestselling author Gates delivers a stirring and authoritative companion to the major new PBS documentary "America Behind the Color Line." The book includes thought-provoking essays from Colin Powell, Morgan Freeman, Russell Simmons, Vernon Jordan, Alicia Keys, Bernie Mac, and Quincy Jones. more...

  • The Trials of Phillis Wheatleyby Henry Louis Gates

    Basic Books 2009; US$ 13.99

    Henry Louis Gates Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor at Harvard University. His books include Colored People , Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Man , and In Search of Our Roots . He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. more...

  • Tradition and the Black Atlanticby Henry Louis Gates

    Basic Books 2010; US$ 23.95

    With erudition, wit, and grace, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. elucidates the roots and limitations of cultural studies more...

  • The Signifying Monkeyby Henry Louis Gates

    Oxford University Press, USA 1988; US$ 18.99

    Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s original, groundbreaking study explores the relationship between the African and African-American vernacular traditions and black literature, elaborating a new critical approach located within this tradition that allows the black voice to speak for itself. Examining the ancient poetry and myths found in African, Latin American,... more...

  • Faces of Americaby Gates Henry Louis

    NYU Press 2010; US$ 28.00

    As a nation of immigrants, the American experience is vibrantly defined by the diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, and religious heritage of its people. Perhaps because so many of their ancestors migrated to this country relatively recently, Americans are especially concerned with their family trees, carving out personal histories by combing through... more...

  • Black in Latin Americaby Gates Henry Louis

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 79.00

    12.5 million Africans were shipped to the New World during the Middle Passage. While just over 11.0 million survived the arduous journey, only about 450,000 of them arrived in the United States. The rest—over ten and a half million—were taken to the Caribbean and Latin America. This astonishing fact changes our entire picture of the history... more...

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    Grand Central Publishing 2007; Not Available

    Renowned scholar and "New York Times" bestselling author Gates delivers a stirring and authoritative companion to the major new PBS documentary "America Behind the Color Line." The book includes thought-provoking essays from Colin Powell, Morgan Freeman, Russell Simmons, Vernon Jordan, Alicia Keys, Bernie Mac, and Quincy Jones. more...

  • America Behind The Color Lineby Henry Louis Gates

    Grand Central Publishing 2007; US$ 23.74

    Renowned scholar and "New York Times" bestselling author Gates delivers a stirring and authoritative companion to the major new PBS documentary "America Behind the Color Line." The book includes thought-provoking essays from Colin Powell, Morgan Freeman, Russell Simmons, Vernon Jordan, Alicia Keys, Bernie Mac, and Quincy Jones. more...