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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 94.00
A revealing volume that portrays the lives of African Americans in all its variety across the entire 19th century?combining coverage of the pre- and post-Civil War eras. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 66.00
The Asian Americans focuses on the social history, customs, and traditions of Asian Americans across U.S. history. Black-and-white photographs and illustrations, box features, and further reading lists are scattered throughout this user-friendly resource. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 66.00
Written in an engaging and informative manner, The Jewish Americans offers students and general readers a fascinating glimpse into the history of this ethnic group, as well as their contributions and conflicts in American society. Features of this comprehensive new resource include black-and-white photographs, box features, and further reading lists. more...