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  • Figures in Blackby Henry Louis Gates

    Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 37.99

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

  • The Signifying Monkeyby Henry Louis Gates

    Oxford University Press, USA 1988; US$ 12.99

    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...

  • 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 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...

  • 100 Amazing Facts About the Negroby Henry Louis Jr Gates

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2017; US$ 24.95 US$ 18.50

    From one of our premier writers, scholars, and public intellectuals: a surprising, inspiring, often boldly infuriating, highly instructive and entertaining compendium of curiosities regarding African Americans.   In 1934, 100 Amazing Facts About the Negro With Complete Proof: A Short Cut to the World History of the Negro was published by Joel... more...

  • Black in Latin Americaby Henry Louis Gates Jr.

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 21.25

    Selected as a 2012 Outstanding Title by AAUP University Press Books for Public and Secondary School Libraries 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... more...

  • Colored Peopleby Henry Louis Jr Gates

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    From an American Book Award-winning author comes a pungent and poignant masterpiece of recollection that ushers readers into a now-vanished "colored" world and extends and deepens our sense of African-American history, even as it entrances us with its bravura storytelling. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Faces of Americaby Henry Louis Gates Jr.

    NYU Press 2010; US$ 25.50

    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...

  • Finding Oprah's Rootsby Henry Louis Jr Gates

    Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 19.95

    Finding Oprah?s Roots will not only endow readers with a new appreciation for the key contributions made by history?s unsung but also equip them with the tools to connect to pivotal figures in their own past. A roadmap through the intricacies of public documents and online databases, the book also highlights genetic testing resources that can make... more...

  • The Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Readerby Henry Louis Gates; Abby Wolf

    Basic Books 2012; US$ 29.99

    A primer from one of America?s most esteemed and popular intellectuals more...