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Status and development since emancipation

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  • 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...

  • Changing White Attitudes toward Black Political Leadershipby Zoltan L. Hajnal

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    This is one of the first examinations of the effect of black political representation on the white community. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Revolutionaries to Race Leadersby Cedric Johnson

    University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 60.00

    Exploring the major political and intellectual currents from the Black Power era to the present, Cedric Johnson reveals how black political life conformed to liberal democratic capitalism and how the movement's most radical aims were eclipsed by more moderate aspirations.Documenting the historical retreat from democratic struggle, Revolutionaries... more...

  • The Re-Education of the Femaleby Dante Moore

    Strebor Books 2008; US$ 13.00

    Finally a male point of view -- usually when it comes to breaking down relationships between men and women you hear advice from over-the-hill psychologists or unqualified doctors but not the average male, and never a masculine brother with any kind of urban flavor. The Re-Education of the Female changes that. For years, women have been the more communicative... more...

  • Black Women, Cultural Images and Social Policyby Julia S. Jordan-Zachery

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Black Women, Cultural Images and Social Policy offers a critical analysis of the policy-making process. Jordan-Zachery demonstrates how social meanings surrounding the discourses on crime, welfare and family policies produce and reproduce discursive practices that maintain gender and racial hierarchies. Using critical discourse analysis (CDA), she... more...