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  • Race and Racism in the United States: An Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic [4 volumes]by

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 399.00

    How is race defined and perceived in America today, and how do these definitions and perceptions compare to attitudes 100 years ago? or 200 years ago? This four-volume set is the definitive source for every topic related to race in the United States. more...

  • African American History in New Mexicoby

    University of New Mexico Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    Bruce Glasrud assembles the best information available on the themes, events, and personages of black New Mexico history. more...

  • Private Politics and Public Voicesby

    Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 23.95

    This political history of middle-class African American women during World War I focuses on their patriotic activity and social work. Nearly 200,000 African American men joined the Allied forces in France. At home, black clubwomen raised more than $125 million in wartime donations and assembled "comfort ... more...

  • Mecca and Main Streetby Geneive Abdo

    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...

  • Signs of the Timesby Elizabeth Abel

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    Signs of the Times traces the career of Jim Crow signs?simplified in cultural memory to the "colored/white" labels that demarcated the public spaces of the American South?from their intellectual and political origins in the second half of the nineteenth century through their dismantling by civil rights activists in the 1960s and ?70s. In this beautifully... more...

  • U.S. Latino Issuesby Rudolfo F. Acuna

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 77.00

    Does the term Latino—a construct of the U.S. government—successfully encompass the wide variety of Spanish-speaking people in this country? This introductory topic begins an overview of 10 major controversies that have embroiled U.S. Latinos, including Puerto Ricans, in recent years. Latinos have one of the fastest-growing populations in... more...

  • The Making of Chicana/o Studiesby Rodolfo Acuņa

    Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 26.95

    The Making of Chicana/o Studies traces the philosophy and historical development of the discipline from precursor movements to the Civil Rights era to today, focusing on the political machinations in higher education that sought to destroy it. As a renowned leader, activist, scholar, and founding member of the movement to establish this curriculum... more...

  • Wounds of Returningby Jessica Adams

    The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 27.99

    Wounds of Returning: Race, Memory, and Property on the Postslavery Plantation more...

  • 'We Hold These Truths to Be Self-Evident...'by Kenneth N. Addison

    University Press of America 2009; US$ 64.99

    'We hold these truths to be self evident_' An Interdisciplinary Analysis of the Roots of Racism and Slavery in America delves into the philosophical, historical, socio/cultural and political evolution of racism and slavery in America. more...

  • Without Regard to Raceby Tunde Adeleke

    University Press of Mississippi 2009; US$ 50.00

    Before Marcus Garvey and W. E. B. Du Bois lifted the banner for black liberation and independence, Martin Robison Delany (1812-1885) was at the forefront. He was the first black appointed as a combat major in the Union army during the Civil War. He was a pan-Africanist and a crusader for black freedom and equality in the nineteenth century. For the... more...