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Status and development since emancipation

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  • Mercy, Mercy Meby James C. Hall

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 114.99 US$ 98.89

    Using an interdisciplinary approach, this book argues that American artistry in the 1960s can be understood as one of the most vital and compelling interrogations of modernity. James C. Hall finds that the legacy of slavery and the resistance to it have by necessity made African Americans among the most incisive critics and celebrants of the Enlightenment... more...

  • The Crucible of Raceby Joel Williamson

    Oxford University Press 1984; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    This landmark work provides a fundamental reinterpretation of the American South in the years since the Civil War, especially the decades after Reconstruction, from 1877 to 1920. Covering all aspects of Southern life--white and black, conservative and progressive, literary and political--it offers a new understanding of the forces that shaped the... more...

  • Black & Whiteby T. Thomas Fortune; Seth Moglen

    Washington Square Press 2007; US$ 16.99

    This new edition of T. Thomas Fortune's masterpiece -- originally published in 1884 -- presents a classic work of African-American political thought to a new generation of readers. Like the intellectual giants who emerged before and after him -- Frederick Douglass and W.E.B. Du Bois -- T. Thomas Fortune was a writer, activist, and public intellectual.... more...

  • The Journey to the Promised Landby Dickson A. Mungazi

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2001; US$ 125.00

    A study of African American development since the Civil War, as measured by progress in four critical areas of national life: economic, political, educational and social. It includes discussion of important watershed events and key individuals who helped to redefine the nation's history. more...

  • The White Image in the Black Mindby Mia Bay

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 22.99 US$ 19.77

    How did African-American slaves view their white masters? As gods, monsters, or another race entirely? Did nineteenth-century black Americans ever come to regard white Americans as innately superior? If not, why not? Mia Bay traces African-American perceptions of whites between 1830 and 1925 to depict America's shifting attitudes about race in a period... more...

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

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 18.99 US$ 16.33

    Afrocentrism has been a controversial but popular movement in schools and universities across America, as well as in black communities. But in We Can't Go Home Again , historian Clarence E. Walker puts Afrocentrism to the acid test, in a thoughtful, passionate, and often blisteringly funny analysis that melts away the pretensions of this "therapeutic... more...

  • We Changed the Worldby Vincent Harding

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 34.99 US$ 30.09

    Examines African-American life at the close of World War II, describes the struggle for freedom and justice during the 1940s and 1950s, and discusses the explosive years of the 1960s. more...

  • CP Timeby JL King

    Strebor Books 2007; US$ 11.95

    Everyone has a story of being the victim of CP time. It's been responsible for the termination of jobs and relationships, and for delaying weddings and even funerals. CP Time is the first book to examine a behavior that crosses all social economic lines within the black community in a way that will bring smiles and groans of recognition to victims... more...

  • Blue-Chip Blackby Karyn Lacy

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    As Karyn R. Lacy's innovative work in the suburbs of Washington, DC, reveals, there is a continuum of middle-classness among blacks, ranging from lower-middle class to middle-middle class to upper-middle class. Focusing on the latter two, Lacy explores an increasingly important social and demographic group: middle-class blacks who live in middle-class... more...

  • Further to Flyby Sheila Radford-Hill

    University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 67.50

    Further to Fly describes the ways in which, since the 1960s, black women have been stripped of their traditional status as agents of change in the community?and how, as a result, the black community has faltered. Radford-Hill explores the shortcomings of second-wave black and white feminism, revealing how their theoretical underpinnings have had unintended... more...