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  • What White Looks Likeby George Yancy

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 46.95

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Black Families at the Crossroadsby Leanor Boulin Johnson; Robert Staples

    Wiley 2004; US$ 50.00

    This updated edition of the classic book Black Families at the Crossroads , offers a comprehensive examination of the diverse and complex issues surrounding Black families. Leanor Boulin Johnson and Robert Staples combine more than sixty years of writing and research on Black families to offer insights into the pre-slavery development of the Black... more...

  • Cultural Traumaby Ron Eyerman

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 36.00

    Ron Eyerman explores the formation of African American identity through the cultural trauma of slavery. more...

  • Black Liberationby George M. Fredrickson

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 34.99

    When George M. Fredrickson published White Supremacy: A Comparative Study in American and South African History, he met universal acclaim. David Brion Davis, writing in The New York Times Book Review, called it "one of the most brilliant and successful studies in comparative history ever written." The book was honored with the Ralph Waldo Emerson Prize,... more...

  • How Long? How Long?by Belinda Robnett

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 34.99

    A compelling and readable narrative history, How Long?, How Long? presents both a rethinking of social movement theory and a controversial thesis: that chroniclers have egregiously neglected the most important leaders of the civil-rights movement, African-American women, in favor of higher-profile African-American men and white women. more...

  • In Search of Democracyby Sondra Kathryn Wilson

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 109.99

    This collection of writings offers a glimpse into the minds of three N.A.A.C.P. leaders who occupied the center of black thought and action during some of the most troublesome and pivotal times of the civil rights movement. The volume delineates fifty-seven years of the N.A.A.C.P.'s program under the successive direction of James Weldon Johnson, Walter... more...

  • Authentically Blackby John McWhorter

    Penguin Group US 2003; US$ 11.99

    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 the... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...