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- Scribner 2016; US$ 25.00 US$ 17.50
National Book Award?winner Jesmyn Ward takes James Baldwin?s 1963 examination of race in America , The Fire Next Time , as a jumping off point for this groundbreaking collection of essays and poems about race from the most important voices of her generation and our time. In light of recent tragedies and widespread protests across the nation, The... more...
- University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 21.99
Moe?uhane, the Hawaiian word for dream, means "soul sleep." Hawaiians of old believed they communicated with ?auma-kua, their ancestral guardians, while sleeping, and this important relationship was sustained through dreaming. During "soul sleep," people received messages of guidance from the gods; romantic relationships blossomed; prophecies... more...
- Baylor University Press 2016; US$ 39.95
The narrative of Civil Rights often begins with the prophetic figure of Martin Luther King Jr. in the 1960s. City squares became a church, the body politic a congregation, and sermons a jeremiad of social change?or so the story goes. In A Pursued Justice , Kenyatta Gilbert instead traces the roots of King?s call for justice to African American prophetic... more...
- UPA 2016; US$ 89.99
This survey of methodology provides a framework for understanding Africana Studies. Africana Studies is the global Pan-Africanist study of African phenomena interpreted from an Afrocentric perspective. This book offers general definitions and descriptions of the qualitative and quantitative research. more...
- Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 28.95
What would it mean to ?get over slavery?? Is such a thing possible? Is it even desirable? To explore these questions, The Psychic Hold of Slavery assembles a diverse collection of literary and film critics, philosophers, and cultural theorists. With a painful awareness that our understanding of the past informs our understanding of the present?and... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 26.99 US$ 23.21
University, Court, and Slave reveals long-forgotten connections between universities and pro-slavery thought. Proslavery faculty wrote about the economic and historical importance of slavery and helped shape a proslavery jurisprudence that made it harder to free slaves and pushed the South towards Civil War. more...
- University of Virginia Press 2016; US$ 49.50
The Risen Phoenix charts the changing landscape of black politics and political culture in the postwar South by focusing on the careers of six black congressmen who served between the Civil War and the turn of the nineteenth century: John Mercer Langston of Virginia, James Thomas Rapier of Alabama, Robert Smalls of South Carolina, ... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 40.00
The number of bicyclists is increasing in the United States, especially among the working class and people of color. In contrast to the demographics of bicyclists in the United States, advocacy for bicycling has focused mainly on the interests of white upwardly mobile bicyclists, leading to neighborhood conflicts and accusations of racist planning.... more...