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- NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.95
? Picture Freedom provides a unique and nuanced interpretation of nineteenth-century African American life and culture. Focusing on visuality, print culture, and an examination of the parlor, Cobb has fashioned a book like none other, convincingly demonstrating how whites and blacks reimagined racial identity and belonging in the early republic.?-Erica... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 48.00
This riveting narrative focuses on the Buffalo Soldiers, tracing the legacy of black military service and its social, economic, and political impact from the colonial era through the end of the 19th century. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Studies of contemporary black women are rare and scattered, and are often extensions of a legacy beginning in the 19th century that characterized black women as domineering matriarchs, prostitutes, or welfare queens, negative characterizations that are perpetuated by both white and non-white social scientists. Based on over 200 interviews, this book... more...
- Basic Books 2015; US$ 25.99
The greatest barrier to racial equality today is not overt racism, Shelby Steele argues in [ Title TK ], but white liberals. Under the guise of benevolence, liberals today maintain their position of power over blacks by continuing to cast them as victims in need of saving. This ideology underlies liberal social policies from affirmative action to... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 29.99
An America in which the color of one?s skin no longer matters would be unprecedented. With the election of President Barack Obama, that future suddenly seemed possible. Obama?s rise reflects a nation of fluid populations and fortunes, a society in which a biracial individual could be embraced as a leader by all.Yet complicating this vision are the... more...
- University of Georgia Press 2015; US$ 49.95
During the early 1890s, a series of shocking lynchings brought unprecedented international attention to American mob violence. This interest created an opportunity for Ida B. Wells, an African American journalist and civil rights activist from Memphis, to travel to England to cultivate British moral indignation against American lynching. Wells adapted... more...
- University of Georgia Press 2015; US$ 24.95
In Womanpower Unlimited and the Black Freedom Struggle in Mississippi , Tiyi M. Morris provides the first comprehensive examination of the Jackson, Mississippi–based women’s organization Womanpower Unlimited. Founded in 1961 by Clarie Collins Harvey, the organization was created initially to provide aid to the Freedom Riders who were unjustly... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95
Ten years ago, Mark Anthony Neal?s New Black Man put forth a revolutionary model of Black masculinity for the twenty-first century?one that moved beyond patriarchy to embrace feminism and combat homophobia. Now, Neal?s book is more vital than ever, urging us to imagine a New Black Man whose strength resides in family, community, and diversity. Part... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00
Baltimore was once a vibrant manufacturing town, but today, with factory closings and steady job loss since the 1970s, it is home to some of the most impoverished neighborhoods in America. The Hero?s Fight provides an intimate look at the effects of deindustrialization on the lives of Baltimore?s urban poor, and sheds critical light on the unintended... more...
- C.H. Beck 2015; US$ 12.80
Er galt als der "zornigste Mann Amerikas". Wohl kein anderer hat sich so radikal und sprachgewaltig für die Rechte der Schwarzen eingesetzt wie Malcolm X. Bis heute werden die USA in regelmäßigen Abständen von Rassenunruhen erschüttert - ein Phänomen, das ohne die lange Geschichte des amerikanischen Rassismus nicht zu verstehen ist. Malcolm X prangerte... more...