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  • Liberation, Imagination and the Black Panther Partyby Kathleen Cleaver; George Katsiaficas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This fascinating book gathers reflections by scholars and activists who consider the impact of the Black Panther Party, the BBP, the most significant revolutionary organization in the later 20th century. more...

  • Between Slavery and Freedomby Julie Winch

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 34.99

    Between Slavery and Freedom explores one of the central ironies of racial dynamics in this nation?s history from the colonial era to the end of the Civil War. more...

  • A Nation Can Rise No Higher Than Its Womenby Bayyinah S. Jeffries

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99

    A Nation Can Rise No Higher Than Its Women: African American Muslim Women in the Nation of Islam, 1950?1975 challenges traditional interpretations of African American women who joined the Original Nation of Islam during the Civil Right-Black Power era. Using a wealth of academic research and firsthand accounts, Jeffries thoroughly debunks the popular... more...

  • Salvadoran Imaginariesby Cecilia M. Rivas

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 25.95

     Accessible and beautifully written, Rivas examines how El Salvador?s post-war identity has been transformed by communication technologies, journalistic narratives of migratory experiences, and the complex relationships between private and public spaces of consumption and belonging. This book shows how seemingly disparate sites of experience and representation?call... more...

  • The Chicano Movementby Mario T. Garcia

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    The largest social movement by people of Mexican descent in the U.S. to date, the Chicano Movement of the 1960s and 70s linked civil rights activism with a new, assertive ethnic identity: Chicano Power! Beginning with the farmworkers' struggle led by César Chávez and Dolores Huerta, the Movement expanded to urban areas throughout the Southwest, Midwest... more...

  • Selma to Saigonby Daniel S. Lucks

    The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 35.00

    The civil rights and anti--Vietnam War movements were the two greatest protests of twentieth-century America. The dramatic escalation of U.S. involvement in Vietnam in 1965 took precedence over civil rights legislation, which had dominated White House and congressional attention during the first half of the decade. The two issues became intertwined... more...

  • W.E.B. Du Bois on Race and Cultureby Bernard W. Bell; Emily R. Grosholz; James B. Stewart

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Interpreting Du Bois' thoughts on race and culture in a broadly philosophical sense, this volume assembles original essays by some of today's leading scholars in a critical dialogue on different important theoretical and practical issues that concerned him throughout his long career: the conundrum of race, the issue of gender equality, and the perplexities... more...

  • African American Community Practice Modelsby Iris Carlton-Laney; N Yolanda Burwell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    African American Community Practice Models shows you what you can ?see? and ?learn? when people of African American descent are put in the center of community analysis and change. This text celebrates African American experiences and challenges you to understand the black experience from the inside out rather than from the outside in. The contributors... more...

  • Unsung Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement and Thereafterby Dorothy M. Singleton

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 49.99

    Unsung Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement and Thereafter offers students the opportunity to learn more about important and often overlooked figures of the Civil Rights Movement. Featured figures include the Saint Augustine Four, Iren Morgan Kirkaldy, Stokely Carmichael, Jackie and Rachel Robinson, and Emmett Till. more...

  • Pageants, Parlors, and Pretty Womenby Blain Roberts

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 80.00

    Pageants, Parlors, and Pretty Women: Race and Beauty in the Twentieth-Century South more...