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- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 49.95
The Historian behind the History brings together a collection of valuable interviews with prominent southern historians conducted over the course of a decade by graduate students in the University of Alabama?s history program for the journal Southern History . In the interviews, ten notable southern historians and mentors illuminate the state of... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 40.00
During the summer of 1964, more than a thousand individuals descended on Mississippi to help the state's African American citizens register to vote. Student organizers, volunteers, and community members canvassed black neighborhoods to organize the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP), a group that sought to give a voice to black Mississippians... more...
- Basic Books 2014; US$ 32.00
From the 19th century, when northern cities were home to strong abolitionist communities and served as a counterpoint to the slaveholding South, through the first half of the 20th century, when the North became a destination for African Americans fleeing Jim Crow, the Northeastern United States has had a long history of acceptance and liberalism.... more...
- Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 12.95
The map of the United States is peppered with Scottish place-names and America's telephone directories are filled with surnames illustrating Scottish ancestry. Increasingly, Americans of Scottish extraction are visiting Scotland in search of their family history. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 90.00
Childhood joy, pleasure, and creativity are not often associated with the civil rights movement. Their ties to the movement may have faded from historical memory, but these qualities received considerable photographic attention in that tumultuous era. Katharine Capshaw?s Civil Rights Childhood reveals how the black child has been?and continues... more...
- Texas State Historical Assn Press 2014; US$ 24.00
On History?s Trail: Speeches and Essays of the Texas State Historian, 2009?2012 contains twenty-nine speeches and essays from Light Townsend Cummins?s time as the State Historian of Texas, when he spoke to dozens of groups across the Lone Star State and beyond. The subjects include the settlement of Canary Islanders in Texas and Louisiana, the... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 27.99
Jim Crow?s Legacy shows the lasting impacts of segregation on the lives of African Americans who lived through it, as well as its impact on future generations. The book draws on interviews with elderly African American southerners whose stories poignantly show the devastation of racism not only in the past, but also in the present. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
In the 1960s and 1970s, an energetic new social movement emerged among Mexican Americans. Fighting for civil rights and celebrating a distinct ethnic identity, the Chicano Movement had a lasting impact on the United States, from desegregation to bilingual education. Rethinking the Chicano Movement provides an astute and accessible introduction... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99
The issue of racial disproportionality in the child welfare system, particularly as it impacts African-American children and families, has long been a concern to practitioners and policymakers. However, disproportionality is not limited to the African-American community. Latino, Native-American, Asian-American, and Pacific Islander populations experience... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 100.00
This one-volume reference work examines a broad range of topics related to the establishment, maintenance, and eventual dismantling of the discriminatory system known as Jim Crow. more...