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African-American Studies

  • Why I?m No Longer Talking to White People About Raceby Reni Eddo-Lodge

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 14.99

    'This is a book that was begging to be written. This is the kind of book that demands a future where we'll no longer need such a book. Essential' Marlon James, Man Booker Prize-Winner 2015 'One of the most important books of 2017' Nikesh Shukla, editor of The Good Immigrant A powerful and provocative argument on the role that race and... more...

  • Traditional Chinese Architectureby Xinian Fu; Nancy S. Steinhardt; Alexandra Harrer

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 49.95 US$ 45.45

    A groundbreaking book by one of the world's leading historians of Chinese architecture Translated by Alexandra Harrer Fu Xinian is considered by many to be the world's leading historian of Chinese architecture. He is an expert on every type of Chinese architecture from every period through the nineteenth century, and his work is at the cutting... more...

  • African American Relationships, Marriages, and Familiesby Patricia Dixon

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 64.95

    African American Relationships, Marriages, and Families, Second Edition is a historically and culturally centered research-based text designed for use in undergraduate, graduate, and community-based courses on African American relationships, marriages, and families. Complete with numerous exercises, this volume can be used by current and future helping... more...

  • Direct Democracyby Scott Henkel

    University Press of Mississippi 2017; US$ 30.00

    A provocative account of what motivates prolific mass movements teeming for revolutionary change more...

  • News of Baltimoreby Linda Steiner; Silvio Waisbord

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book examines how the media approached long-standing and long-simmering issues of race, class, violence, and social responsibility in Baltimore during the demonstrations, violence, and public debate in the spring of 2015. Contributors take Baltimore to be an important place, symbol, and marker, though the issues are certainly not unique to Baltimore:... more...

  • The Yengishikiby Fujiwara no Tokihira

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 0.99

    Rituals reflecting Shinto culture and beliefs, many of them drawing on the mythology of Shinto as reflected in the earlier Kojiki. In most cases the rituals take the form of prayers, but in some instances the text describes ritual practices as well. more...

  • Sting Like a Beeby Leigh Montville

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2017; US$ 30.00

    An insightful portrait of Muhammad Ali from the New York Times bestselling author of At the Altar of Speed and The Big Bam. It centers on the cultural and political implications of Ali's refusal of service in the military?and the key moments in a life that was as high profile and transformative as any in the twentieth century. With the death... more...

  • This Worldwide Struggleby Sarah Azaransky

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 23.99

    This Worldwide Struggle: Religion and the International Routes of the Civil Rights Movement examines a group of black Christian intellectuals and activists who looked abroad, even to other religious traditions, for ideas and practices that could transform American democracy. more...

  • When Colorblindness Isn't the Answerby Anthony B. Pinn

    Pitchstone Publishing 2017; US$ 7.99

    The future of the United States rests in many ways on how the ongoing challenge of racial injustice in the country is addressed. Yet, humanists remain divided over what if any agenda should guide humanist thought and action toward questions of race. In this volume, Anthony B. Pinn makes a clear case for why humanism should embrace racial justice as... more...

  • The Mis-Education of the Negroby Carter Godwin Woodson

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99

    'The Mis-Education of the Negro' is one of the most important books on education ever written. Carter G. Woodson shows us the weakness of Euro-centric based curriculums that fail to include African American history and culture. This system mis-educates the African American student, failing to prepare them for success and to give them an adequate sense... more...