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African-American Studies

  • The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minorityby Madeline Y. Hsu

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00

    Conventionally, US immigration history has been understood through the lens of restriction and those who have been barred from getting in. In contrast, The Good Immigrants considers immigration from the perspective of Chinese elites?intellectuals, businessmen, and students?who gained entrance because of immigration exemptions. Exploring a century... more...

  • Changesby Ama Ata Aidoo; Tuzyaline Jita Allan

    The Feminist Press at CUNY 2015; US$ 15.95

    Ama Ata Aidoo is a native of Ghana, Wet Africa, where she has been Minister of Education and an activist for human rights, women's rights, and African unity. One of Africa's most distinguished writers, she is the author of fiction, poetry, drama, essays, and political and cultural commentary. more...

  • No Sweetness Here and Other Storiesby Ama Ata Aidoo; Ketu H. Katrak

    The Feminist Press at CUNY 2015; US$ 14.95

    Ama Ata Aidoo is a native of Ghana, Wet Africa, where she has been Minister of Education and an activist for human rights, women's rights, and African unity. One of Africa's most distinguished writers, she is the author of fiction, poetry, drama, essays, and political and cultural commentary. more...

  • Insurrection: Holding Historyby Robert O?Hara

    Theatre Communications Group 2015; US$ 11.95

    A remarkable debut by a talented new African-American playwright. more...

  • On the Runby Alice Goffman

    Picador 2015; US$ 16.99

    ALICE GOFFMAN grew up in Philadelphia and attended graduate school at Princeton University. She teaches in the sociology department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is the author of On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City . more...

  • Delta Jewelsby Alysia Burton Steele

    Center Street 2015; US$ 31.48

    ALYSIA BURTON STEELE won a 2006 Pulitzer Prize with the Dallas Morning News team, where she was picture editor. She is currently an assistant professor at the Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media. She holds an MA in photography from Ohio U. Born in Harrisburg, PA. Learn more: AlysiaBurton.com more...

  • Delta Jewelsby Alysia Burton Steele

    Center Street 2015; Not Available

    ALYSIA BURTON STEELE won a 2006 Pulitzer Prize with the Dallas Morning News team, where she was picture editor. She is currently an assistant professor at the Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media. She holds an MA in photography from Ohio U. Born in Harrisburg, PA. Learn more: AlysiaBurton.com more...

  • Delta Jewelsby Alysia Burton Steele

    Center Street 2015; Not Available

    ALYSIA BURTON STEELE won a 2006 Pulitzer Prize with the Dallas Morning News team, where she was picture editor. She is currently an assistant professor at the Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media. She holds an MA in photography from Ohio U. Born in Harrisburg, PA. Learn more: AlysiaBurton.com more...

  • Picture Freedomby Jasmine Nichole Cobb

    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...