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  • Far from Russiaby Olga Andreyev Carlisle

    St. Martin's Press 2000; US$ 8.99

    Olga Andreyev Carlisle has never lived in Russia, and yet throughout her life Russia has never been far. Far From Russia captures the enduring grip of Russia, and how the idea of that homeland shaped her world. We see her first as an aspiring painter in post-World War II Paris, savoring her independent life. There she falls in love with an American... more...

  • Esperanza en tiempos de oscuridadby Randy Jurado Ertll

    Hamilton Books 2010; US$ 24.99

    Este libro se enfoca en problemas de justicia social y sostiene que el gobierno, las organizaciones comunitarias, funcionarios electos, y líderes de la comunidad pueden contribuir a cambios positivos y oportunidades para nuestros jóvenes, y así mejorar nuestra sociedad. Envía un poderoso mensaje a los jóvenes para que sigan adelante. more...

  • Democracy's Reconstructionby Lawrie Balfour

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 37.99

    In Democracy's Reconstruction, the latest addition to Cathy Cohen and Fredrick Harris's Transgressing Boundaries series, noted political theorist Lawrie Balfour challenges a longstanding tendency in political theory: the disciplinary division that separates political theory proper from the study of black politics. Political theory rarely engages... more...

  • Paul Robeson: Entertainer and Activistby Louise Chipley Slavicek

    Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 36.00

    Paul Robeson rose from humble circumstances to become a Phi Beta Kappa honoree and college football star. Discouraged by the limited opportunities for black lawyers in the United States, he gave up a law career to become a professional actor and singer. His rich bass-baritone voice, personal charisma, and exceptional acting abilities soon made him... more...

  • Black Powerby Charles Hamilton; Kwame Ture

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95

    In 1967, this revolutionary work exposed the depths of systemic racism in this country and provided a radical political framework for reform: true and lasting social change would only be accomplished through unity among African-Americans and their independence from the preexisting order. An eloquent document of the civil rights movement that remains... more...

  • What's Going On?by Katherine Tate

    Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    In political opinion surveys from the 1950s through the 1970s, African Americans were consistently among the most liberal groups in the United States and were much further to the left than White Americans on most issues. Starting in the 1980s, Black public opinion began to move to the center, and this trend has deepened since. Why is this the case?.... more...

  • African Americans in the Nineteenth Centuryby Dixie Ray Haggard

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 85.00

    From the slave trade and the Civil War to Ò40 acres and a muleÓ and Jim Crow laws, African Americans in the 1800s struggled to be afforded legally protected citizenship and social acceptance. This work explores African American life across the breadth of the 19th century and the expanse of the nation, giving voice to men, women, and children too often... more...

  • The Fruits of Integrationby Charles T. Banner-Haley

    University Press of Mississippi 2010; US$ 25.00

    In late twentieth-century America the black middle class has occupied a unique position. It greatly influenced the way African Americans were perceived and presented to the greater society, and it set roles and guidelines for the nation's black masses. Though historically a small group, it has attempted to be a model for inspiration and uplift.... more...

  • W.E.B. Du Boisby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2001; US$ 54.00

    -- Brings together the best criticism on the most widely read poets, novelists, and playwrights. -- Presents complex critical portraits of the most influential writers in the English-speaking world -- from the English medievalists to contemporary writers more...

  • African-American Political Leadersby Charles W Carey; Liz Sonneborn

    Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 59.40

    African-American Political Leaders, Revised Edition summarizes the lives and political careers of more than 180 important African Americans who have been elected to federal, state, or local office; who have served as cabinet secretaries or in other cabinet-level posts; and who have run for president of the United States. An introduction provides an... more...