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- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 34.99
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...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 14.99
Islam is America's fastest growing religion, with more than six million Muslims in the United States, all living in the shadow of 9/11. Who are our Muslim neighbors? What are their beliefs and desires? How are they coping with life under the War on Terror? In Mecca and Main Street, noted author and journalist Geneive Abdo offers illuminating answers... 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 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...
- 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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.95
In this groundbreaking historical expose, Douglas A. Blackmon brings to light one of the most shameful chapters in American history?an ?Age of Neoslavery? that thrived from the aftermath of the Civil War through the dawn of World War II.Using a vast record of original documents and personal narratives, Douglas A. Blackmon unearths the lost stories... more...