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Civil Rights

  • Civil Rights in Public Serviceby Phillip J. Cooper

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 79.95

    Promises of justice and equality made in the U.S. Constitution, numerous Amendments, and decisions of the Supreme Court are hallmarks of American civil rights. Yet the realities of inequality remain facts of modern life for too many Native Americans, African Americans, and Latino Americans, even though state-mandated racial segregation has been outlawed... more...

  • The Negro Problemby Booker T. Washington

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 0.99

    Here are six historic essays on the state of race relations during the Reconstruction and early twentieth century, written from the African American point of view. These essays show us how far race relations have progressed, and sadly how far we have yet to go. Included are "Industrial Education for the Negro" by Booker T. Washington, "The Talented... more...

  • The Narrative of Sojourner Truthby Sojourner Truth

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 0.99

    Truth spoke about abolition, women's rights, prison reform, and preached to the Legislature against capital punishment. Not everyone welcomed her preaching and lectures, but she had many friends and staunch support among many influential people at the time, including Amy Post, Parker Pillsbury, Frances Gage, Wendell Phillips, William Lloyd Garrison,... more...

  • The Negroby ED Edward Burghardt Du du Bois

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 1.99

    William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was a black civil rights activist, leader, Pan-Africanist, sociologist, educator, historian, writer, editor, poet, and scholar. He became a naturalized citizen of Ghana in 1963 at the age of 95. "The time has not yet come for a complete history of the Negro peoples. Archaeological research in Africa has just begun,... more...

  • Theories of Violent Conflictby Jolle Demmers

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    This revised and updated second edition introduces students of violent conflict to a variety of prominent theoretical approaches, and examines the ontological stances and epistemological traditions underlying these approaches. Theories of Violent Conflict takes the centrality of the ?group? as an actor in contemporary conflict as a point of departure,... more...

  • Damn Great Empires!by Alexander Livingston

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    Damn Great Empires! offers a new perspective on the works of William James by placing his encounter with American imperialism at the center of his philosophical vision. This book reconstructs James's overlooked political thought by treating his anti-imperialist Nachlass - his speeches, essays, notes, and correspondence on the United States' annexation... more...

  • Through Many Dangers, Toils and Snaresby Merline Pitre

    Texas A&M University Press 2016; Not Available

    Through Many Dangers, Toils and Snares , originally published in 1985, was the first book to make an in-depth examination of the cadre of African American lawmakers in Texas after the Civil War. Those few books that addressed the subject at all treated black legislators en masse and offered little or nothing about their individual histories. Early... more...

  • Becoming Black Political Subjectsby Tianna S. Paschel

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 39.50 US$ 31.60

    After decades of denying racism and underplaying cultural diversity, Latin American states began adopting transformative ethno-racial legislation in the late 1980s. In addition to symbolic recognition of indigenous peoples and black populations, governments in the region created a more pluralistic model of citizenship and made significant reforms... more...

  • Women in Presidential Cabinetsby Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon; Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    Are women in presidential cabinets new political players or do they adopt the same strategies as the men who traditionally run government? Once in office, are they treated equally, and are they as effective as their male counterparts? Using data from Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica and the US, Women in Presidential Cabinet s provides evidence... more...

  • Jackson, 1964by Calvin Trillin

    Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 27.00

    From bestselling author and beloved New Yorker writer Calvin Trillin, a deeply resonant, career-spanning collection of articles on race and racism, from the 1960s to the present In the early sixties, Calvin Trillin got his start as a journalist covering the Civil Rights Movement in the South. Over the next five decades of reporting, he often... more...