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- Basic Books 2015; US$ 25.99
The greatest barrier to racial equality today is not overt racism, Shelby Steele argues in [ Title TK ], but white liberals. Under the guise of benevolence, liberals today maintain their position of power over blacks by continuing to cast them as victims in need of saving. This ideology underlies liberal social policies from affirmative action to... more...
- University of Georgia Press 2015; US$ 49.95
During the early 1890s, a series of shocking lynchings brought unprecedented international attention to American mob violence. This interest created an opportunity for Ida B. Wells, an African American journalist and civil rights activist from Memphis, to travel to England to cultivate British moral indignation against American lynching. Wells adapted... more...
- University of Georgia Press 2015; US$ 24.95
In Womanpower Unlimited and the Black Freedom Struggle in Mississippi , Tiyi M. Morris provides the first comprehensive examination of the Jackson, Mississippi–based women’s organization Womanpower Unlimited. Founded in 1961 by Clarie Collins Harvey, the organization was created initially to provide aid to the Freedom Riders who were unjustly... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2015; US$ 15.99
A commemoration of the brave yet largely forgotten women who served in America?s War of Independence Every schoolchild knows about Paul Revere?s 20-mile ride to warn that the British were coming. Far fewer know that 16-year-old Sybil Ludington rode twice as far on her horse Star in order to help her father, Colonel Ludington, muster his... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Studies of contemporary black women are rare and scattered, and are often extensions of a legacy beginning in the 19th century that characterized black women as domineering matriarchs, prostitutes, or welfare queens, negative characterizations that are perpetuated by both white and non-white social scientists. Based on over 200 interviews, this book... more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2015; US$ 36.95
The events of the American Revolution signified by Lexington, Bunker Hill, Valley Forge, Saratoga, and Yorktown are familiar to American readers. Far less familiar is the fact that, for the British, the American colonies were only one front in a world war. England was also pitted against France and Spain. Not always in command of the seas and threatened... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 33.75
Britain?s wartime cabinet brought together Conseratives, Labour and independent in a coalition of political titans, including Bevan, Atlee, Beverbrook, Morrison, Eden and Cripps. This is the gripping story of how they governed and won. Under Churchill?s leadership they overcame political and personal differences in service of the national interest... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
This introductory survey to maritime predation in the Americas from the age of Columbus to the reign of the Spanish king Philip V includes piracy, privateering (state-sponsored sea-robbery), and genuine warfare carried out by professional navies. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 80.00
This fascinating multi-volume set illuminates the panorama of American history through the personal and professional stories of the nation's presidents. Arranged chronologically, and covering George Washington to George W. Bush, it juxtaposes the lives of each year's current, former, and future living presidents against each other and the historical... more...