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Status and development since emancipation

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  • Three Black Generations at the Crossroadsby Lois Benjamin

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 31.99

    Three Generations at the Crossroads weaves a collective tapestry, linking personal biographies of individuals in different generations to the larger social forces acting on them. This second edition contains new chapters on politicians and artists, two groups that are symbolic of the new occupations that have emerged since the post-civil rights era.... more...

  • The Sociological Souls of Black Folkby W. E. Burghardt Du Bois; Robert Wortham

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 41.99

    The Sociological Souls of Black Folk is a collection of sixteen sociological essays published by W.E.B. Du Bois between 1897 and 1902. The first eight essays included in the volume provided the foundation for The Souls of Black Folk , and collectively these sixteen essays showcase the work of one of the pioneering figures in the development... more...

  • Winning While Losingby Kenneth Osgood; Derrick E. White

    University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 79.95

    During the four decades separating the presidencies of Lyndon B. Johnson and Barack Obama, the meaning of civil rights has become increasingly complex. Civil rights leaders made great strides in breaking down once-impermeable racial barriers, but they also suffered many political setbacks in their attempts to remedy centuries of discrimination and... more...

  • Dog Whistle Politicsby Ian Haney L?pez

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 11.99 US$ 10.31

    An eye-opening account of how racial appeals generate broad enthusiasm for policies that injure the middle class more...

  • Afrocentric Visionsby Janice Hamlet

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 70.00 US$ 59.50

    In this timely volume, editor Janice D Hamlet has chosen essays which illuminate various aspects of African American culture, refracted through the lens of Afrocentric thought. The book examines: Afrocentric ideology and methodology; Afrocentric approaches to the dynamics of communication; the Afrocentric influence on the black aesthetic, with an examination... more...

  • Racist Americaby Joe R. Feagin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This third edition of Joe R. Feagin?s Racist America is significantly revised and updated, with an eye toward racism issues arising regularly in our contemporary era. This edition incorporates more than two hundred recent research studies and reports on U.S. racial issues that update and enhance all the last edition?s chapters. It expands the discussion... more...

  • Race Traitorby Noel Ignatiev; John Garvey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    Race Traitor brings together voices ranging from tenured university professors to skinheads and prison inmates to discuss the "white question" in America. Working from the premise that the white race has been socially constructed, Race Traitor is a call for the disruption of white conformity and the formation of a New Abolitionism to dissolve... more...

  • Liberation, Imagination and the Black Panther Partyby Kathleen Cleaver; George Katsiaficas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This fascinating book gathers reflections by scholars and activists who consider the impact of the Black Panther Party, the BBP, the most significant revolutionary organization in the later 20th century. more...

  • The Great Black Migration: A Historical Encyclopedia of the American Mosaicby Steven Reich

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 89.00

    The movement of Southern blacks to the urban North and West over the course of the 20th century had a profound impact on black life, affecting everything from politics and labor to literature and the popular arts. This encyclopedia provides readers and researchers with a comprehensive reference work on this central topic of African American history,... more...

  • On Our Own Termsby Leith Mullings

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    This volume utilizes the cross-cultural, historical and ethnographic perspective of anthropology to illuminate the intrinsic connections of race, class and gender. The author begins by discussing the manner in which her experience as a participant observer led her to research and write about various aspects of African-American women's experiences.... more...