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- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 34.99 US$ 31.49
For Africans who survived the trans-Atlantic journey and were forced to disembark at one of the many ports along the coast of Britain's North American colonies, what lay before them was indeed a strange new land. Although forms of bondage had existed in West and Central Africa long before the trans Atlantic slave trade began, human beings were rarely... more...
- Routledge 2006; US$ 26.95
Develops a theory of systemic racism to interpret the racialized character and development of society, focusing on white-on-black oppression, and investigating three historical eras. This book examines how major institutions have been pervaded by racial stereotypes, ideas, images, emotions, and practices. more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2008; US$ 10.95
In an America dominated by bigotry and racism, Jackie Robinson had the courage and ability to stand tall and let actions speak louder than words. The story of his dignity and perseverance will inspire anyone seeking to make a better world. Guided by Time Magazine's list of 100 most influential people, this series of softcover 64-page biographies... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2007; US$ 13.99
What do all these people have in common: the first man to die in the American Revolution, a onetime chief of the Crow Nation, the inventors of peanut butter and the portable X-ray machine, and the first person to make a wooden clock in this country? They were all great African Americans. For parents and teachers interested in fostering cultural... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2000; US$ 13.99
Surprisingly, kids were some of the key instigators in the Civil Rights Movement, like Barbara Johns, who held a rally in her elementary school gym that eventually led to the Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court school desegregation decision, and six-year-old Ruby Bridges, who was the first black student to desegregate elementary schools in... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 27.95
Although Ukrainians have been immigrating to the US since the 1870s, it wasn't until after Ukraine gained its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991 that large-scale migration occurred. This title provides an introduction to the history, culture, religion, and experiences of this immigrant group, featuring full-color photographs. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 27.95
With the sudden end of the Vietnam War in April 1975, throngs of Vietnamese fled their country. Within months, more than 130,000 arrived in the US, determined to begin their lives anew. Offering a study of this vital segment of the American population, this title features full-color photographs, fact boxes, information on genealogy, and more. more...
- Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2007; US$ 8.99
Martin Luther King Jr. grew up knowing that there needed to be a change in the way that African Americans were treated, and he held a dream from the time he was a young boy that he would help make that change happen. Unlike most of the activists in the Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King Jr. was committed to nonviolence. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.74
When and Where I Enter is an eloquent testimonial to the profound influence of African-American women on race and women's movements throughout American history. Drawing on speeches, diaries, letters, and other original documents, Paula Giddings powerfully portrays how black women have transcended racist and sexist attitudes--often confronting white... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2002; US$ 35.25
Belangrijke maatschappelijke veranderingen in de twintigste eeuw hebben de relatie tussen blanke en zwarte Amerikanen ingrijpend veranderd, maar het hardnekkige, wederzijdse wantrouwen is daarmee niet weggenomen. Ondanks de individuele successen van zwarte Amerikanen als Oprah Winfrey, Michael Jackson en Colin Powell is de emancipatie van de zwarte... more...