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African-American Studies

  • The New Negroby Alain Locke

    Touchstone 2014; US$ 17.00

    From the man known as the father of the Harlem Renaissance comes a powerful, provocative, and affecting anthology of writers who shaped the Harlem Renaissance movement and who help us to consider the evolution of the African American in society. With stunning works by seminal black voices such as Zora Neale Hurston, Countee Cullen, and W.E.B. DuBois,... more...

  • The New Negroby Alain Locke

    Touchstone 2014;

    From the man known as the father of the Harlem Renaissance comes a powerful, provocative, and affecting anthology of writers who shaped the Harlem Renaissance movement and who help us to consider the evolution of the African American in society. With stunning works by seminal black voices such as Zora Neale Hurston, Countee Cullen, and W.E.B. DuBois,... more...

  • The New Negroby Alain Locke

    Touchstone 2014;

    From the man known as the father of the Harlem Renaissance comes a powerful, provocative, and affecting anthology of writers who shaped the Harlem Renaissance movement and who help us to consider the evolution of the African American in society. With stunning works by seminal black voices such as Zora Neale Hurston, Countee Cullen, and W.E.B. DuBois,... more...

  • Impolite Conversationsby Cora Daniels; John L. Jackson

    Atria Books 2014; Not Available

    When was the last time you said everything on your mind without holding back? In this no-holds-barred discussion of America?s top hot-button issues, a journalist and a cultural anthropologist express opinions that are widely held in private?but rarely heard in public. Everyone edits what they say. It?s a part of growing up. But what if we applied... more...

  • Impolite Conversationsby Cora Daniels; John L. Jackson

    Atria Books 2014; Not Available

    When was the last time you said everything on your mind without holding back? In this no-holds-barred discussion of America?s top hot-button issues, a journalist and a cultural anthropologist express opinions that are widely held in private?but rarely heard in public. Everyone edits what they say. It?s a part of growing up. But what if we applied... more...

  • Impolite Conversationsby Cora Daniels; John L. Jackson

    Atria Books 2014; US$ 25.00

    When was the last time you said everything on your mind without holding back? In this no-holds-barred discussion of America?s top hot-button issues, a journalist and a cultural anthropologist express opinions that are widely held in private?but rarely heard in public. Everyone edits what they say. It?s a part of growing up. But what if we applied... more...

  • The Set-Up Menby Sarah L. Trembanis

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00

    This book is an examination of cultural resistance to segregation in the world of black baseball. Through an analysis of editorial art, folktales, nicknames, "manhood" and the art of clowning, African Americans worked to dismantle Jim Crow through the creation of a cultural counter-narrative that centered on baseball and the Negro Leagues,... more...

  • Black British Jazzby Jason Toynbee; Catherine Tackley; Mark Doffman

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Black British musicians have been making jazz since around 1920. This book reveals their hidden history and major contribution to the development of jazz in the UK. The chapters show the importance of black British jazz in terms of musical hybridity and the cultural significance of race. The volume also provides a case study in how music of the African... more...

  • Remembering Jim Crowby William H. Chafe; Raymond Gavins; Robert Korstad

    New Press, The 2014; US$ 19.95

    Praised as “viscerally powerful? ( Publishers Weekly ), this remarkable work of oral history captures the searing experience of the Jim Crow years—enriched by memories of individual, family, and community triumphs and tragedies. In vivid, compelling accounts, men and women from all walks of life tell how their day-to-day lives were subjected to profound... more...

  • Finding Your Rootsby Henry Louis Gates Jr.

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    Finding Your Roots: The Official Companion to the PBS Series more...