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Status and development since emancipation

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  • Dog Whistle Politicsby Ian Haney Lopez

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 18.99

    Campaigning for president in 1980, Ronald Reagan told stories of Cadillac-driving "welfare queens" and "strapping young bucks" buying T-bone steaks with food stamps. In trumpeting these tales of welfare run amok, Reagan never needed to mention race, because he was blowing a dog whistle: sending a message about racial minorities... more...

  • Been in the Storm So Longby Leon F. Litwack

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 24.00

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award Based on hitherto unexamined sources: interviews with ex-slaves, diaries and accounts by former slaveholders, this "rich and admirably written book" (Eugene Genovese, The New York Times Book Review ) aims to show how, during the Civil War and after Emancipation, blacks and whites interacted... more...

  • Buffalo Soldiers, The: Their Epic Story and Major Campaignsby Debra Sheffer

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 48.00

    This riveting narrative focuses on the Buffalo Soldiers, tracing the legacy of black military service and its social, economic, and political impact from the colonial era through the end of the 19th century. more...

  • Picture Freedomby Jasmine Nichole Cobb

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.95

    ? Picture Freedom provides a unique and nuanced interpretation of nineteenth-century African American life and culture. Focusing on visuality, print culture, and an examination of the parlor, Cobb has fashioned a book like none other, convincingly demonstrating how whites and blacks reimagined racial identity and belonging in the early republic.?-Erica... more...

  • Die Obama-Methodeby Laszlo Trankovits

    Frankfurter Societäts-Medien 2009; US$ 19.89

    Wie keinem anderen zuvor ist es Barack Obama gelungen, die modernen Kommunikationsmittel für sich zu nutzen und somit zum mächtigsten Mann der Welt zu werden. Das Web 2.0 eröffnet Wirtschaft und Politik zahlreiche neue Möglichkeiten. Aber die meisten Manager und Kommunikationsfachleute ahnen noch gar nicht, welche neuen Herausforderungen im Umgang... more...

  • Protestfreie Zonen?by Horst Meier

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 30.87

    Hauptbeschreibung Wer in Freiheit leben möchte, sollte bereit sein, ein kalkuliertes Risiko einzugehen. Das klingt nicht spektakulär. Doch man muss nur fragen, ob Hassprediger Meinungsfreiheit oder Rechtsradikale Versammlungsfreiheit genießen, ob mutmaßliche Terroristen mit einem "Feindstrafrecht" überzogen, ja gefoltert werden dürfen oder ob die... more...

  • Modern Slavery in African Land: Situations of Trafficking Women from Ethiopia to Sudanby Shewit Gebreegziabher

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 40.52

    This study objects to explore the experiences of women who are victims of trafficking, and specializes in women from Ethiopia who are taken to the Sudan, particularly through the Metema trafficking route. The study demonstrates the way how the trafficking women victims were trapped by the web of the traffickers, the means of transportations, the manner... more...

  • "Rassengerechtigkeit" und Fetischisierung von Landby Malte Thran

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 21.60

    Seit der Unabhängigkeit Namibias 1990 ist die Landfrage ein viel diskutiertes Thema. "Armutsbekämpfung" lautet die offizielle Begründung für die Umverteilung von Farmland in den kommerziellen Gebieten. Um die Bekämpfung von Armut geht es dabei jedoch überhaupt nicht, weist Malte Thran nach. Vielmehr wird von der namibischen Politik die Herstellung... more...

  • A Rage for Orderby Joel Williamson

    Oxford University Press 1986; US$ 34.99

    This is an abridgement of "The Crucible of Race" (OUP USA, 1984), which won the Frances Parkman Prize of the Society of American Historians. more...

  • The Civil Rights Movement for Kidsby Mary C. Turck

    Chicago Review Press 2000; US$ 13.99

    Surprisingly, kids were some of the key instigators in the Civil Rights Movement, like Barbara Johns, who held a rally in her elementary school gym that eventually led to the Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court school desegregation decision, and six-year-old Ruby Bridges, who was the first black student to desegregate elementary schools in... more...