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- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 69.99
Interracialism, or marriage between members of different races, has formed, torn apart, defined and divided the American nation since its earliest history. This volume explores the primary texts of interracialism as a means of addressing core issues in American racial identity. more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 69.99
In this study of "inter-racial" literature, the author examines: why, in the US, a "white" woman can give birth to a "black" baby, but a "black" woman will never give birth to a "white" baby; what makes racial "passing" different from social mobility; and how "miscegenation" is presented as incest. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
Hamilton Holt, editor of The Independent , collected these touching autobiographies of ordinary people--new immigrants and sharecroppers, cooks and fishermen, women and men working in sweatshops, in the city, and on the land. First published in 1906, and reissued a decade ago, this new edition of Life Stories of Undistinguished Americans is expanded... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 60.00
Introduction by Werner SollorsAdrienne Kennedy has been a force in American theatre since the early 1960s, influencing generations of playwrights with her hauntingly fragmentary lyrical dramas. Exploring the violence racism visits upon people?s lives, Kennedy?s plays express poetic alienation, transcending the particulars of character and plot through... more...
- Penguin Group US 1997; US$ 15.00
Interweaving introspection with political commentaries, biography with history, The Promised Land (1912) brings to life the transformation of an East European Jewish immigrant into an American citizen. Mary Antin recounts "the process of uprooting, transportation, replanting, acclimitization, and development that took place in my own soul," and... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00
A major new translation of a stunning rediscovered novel by Alexandre Dumas, Georges is a classic swashbuckling adventure. Brilliantly translated by Tina A. Kover in lively, fluid prose, this is Dumas?s most daring work, in which his themes of intrigue and romance are illuminated by the issues of racial prejudice and the profound quest for identity.... more...
- NYU Press 1993; US$ 75.00
The history of blacks at Harvard mirrors, for better or for worse, the history of blacks in the United States. Harvard, too, has been indelibly scarred by slavery, exclusion, segregation, and other forms of racist oppression. At the same time, the nation's oldest university has also, at various times, stimulated, supported, or allowed itself to be... more...