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Status and development since emancipation

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  • Authentically Blackby John McWhorter

    Penguin Group US 2003; US$ 13.00

    The critically acclaimed book from the bestselling author of Losing the Race and The Power of Babel John McWhorter is one of the most original and provocative thinkers on the issue of race in America today. In Authentically Black McWhorter argues that although African-Americans stress hard work and initiative in private, they have assumed... more...

  • The White Image in the Black Mindby Mia Bay

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 22.99

    Historical studies of white racial thought have focused on white ideas about the "Negroes". Bay's study examines the reverse - black ideas about whites, and, consequently, black understandings of race and racial categories. more...

  • Massive Resistanceby Clive Webb

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 22.99

    Brings together ten essays that critically assess southern white resistance to school desegregation. This collection examines the practice of massive resistance, revealing the ideological and tactical divisions that characterized the southern white response to civil rights protest. It also looks at white resistance through gender issues. more...

  • Civil Rights and the Idea of Freedomby Richard H. King

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 107.99

    The author attempts to delineate the important ideas that developed from the political experience of the US Civil Rights Movement. He argues that the Movement was not so much about ending segregation, as having blacks recognized as individuals whose sense of self-worth could be enhanced. more...

  • Mercy, Mercy Meby James C. Hall

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 94.99

    This study argues that American artistry in the 1960s can be understood as one of the most vital and compelling interrogations of modernity. The author posits that the legacy of slavery has made African-Americans among the most incisive critics and celebrants of the "Enlightenment inheritance". more...

  • We Can't Go Home Againby Clarence E. Walker

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 18.99

    An eloquent, pithy, and impassioned broadside against Afrocentrism by a leading African-American historian. more...

  • Double Troubleby J. Phillip Thompson

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 39.99

    Provides an in-depth look at how the black mayors of America's major cities achieve social change. Tracing the historical development and contemporary practice of black mayoral politics, this is a study of the motivations of black politicians, competing ideologies in the black community, and the inner dynamics of urban social change. more...

  • Ensuring Inequalityby Donna L. Franklin; William Julius Wilson

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 54.99

    This text analyzes the evolution of the contemporary African-American family from historical, cultural and social policy perspectives to show why marital ties have weakened among poor African-Americans and why mother-only families have increasingly become a normal feature of ghetto poverty. more...

  • From Emerson to Kingby Anita Haya Patterson

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 134.99

    This work explores Emerson's contribution to the debate on democracy, race and social reform. Emerson's writings, it argues, reveal a pattern of contradiction between fundamental individual rights and race as a factor impossible to dismiss in a consideration of democratic values. more...

  • The Crucible of Raceby Joel Williamson

    Oxford University Press 1985; US$ 64.99

    "Black/White Relations in the American South since Emancipation". Winner of the Parkman Prize of The Society of American Historians. more...