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  • The Amistad Rebellionby Marcus Rediker

    Penguin Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.00

    On June 28, 1839, the Spanish slave schooner Amistad set sail from Havana on a routine delivery of human cargo. On a moonless night, after four days at sea, the captive Africans rose up, killed the captain, and seized control of the ship. They attempted to sail to a safe port, but were captured by the U.S. Navy and thrown into jail in Connecticut.... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to W. E. B. Du Boisby Shamoon Zamir

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 28.00

    An overview of the life, work and continuing importance of the pre-eminent African American intellectual of the twentieth century. more...

  • Negras in Brazilby Kia Lilly Caldwell

    Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 26.95

    In Negras in Brazil , Kia Lilly Caldwell examines the life experiences of Afro-Brazilian women whose stories have until now been largely untold. This pathbreaking study analyzes the links between race and gender and broader processes of social, economic, and political exclusion. Drawing on ethnographic research with social movement organizations... more...

  • The Adolescentby Eldrie Gouws; Nicky Kruger

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    The Adolescent: An Educational Perspective covers several aspects of adolescent?s development. The book discusses an adolescent's physical, cognitive, affective, social, conative, and normative development, together with an overview of pedagogic implications. The text also considers other critical aspects (street children, drugs, sexually transmitted... more...

  • Politics and Ethnicityby Joseph Rudolph

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 38.00

    A comparative look at the issue of ethnic politics and conflict using the case studies of France, Czechoslovakia, and Nigeria. more...

  • Drawing the Global Colour Lineby Marilyn Lake; Henry Reynolds

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 28.00

    This book studies the construction of self-styled white men's countries from South Africa, to North America and Australasia. more...

  • Community Cohesionby Ted Cantle

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 45.00

    In this timely study, the author examines the historical approach to race and diversity and suggests that equality strategies have been a vital, but limited, means of addressing discrimination and community tensions. Community Cohesion, it argues, offers a new framework to break down the barriers between different communities and understand the more... more...

  • The Strange Career of Jim Crowby C. Vann Woodward; William S. McFeely

    Oxford University Press, USA 2001; US$ 13.99

    C. Vann Woodward, who died in 1999 at the age of 91, was America's most eminent Southern historian, the winner of a Pulitzer Prize for Mary Chestnut's Civil War and a Bancroft Prize for The Origins of the New South. Now, to honor his long and truly distinguished career, Oxford is pleased to publish this special commemorative edition of Woodward's... more...

  • Worse Than Slaveryby David M. Oshinsky

    Free Press 1997; US$ 15.95

    The brutal conditions and inhuman treatment of African-Americans in Southern prisons has been immortalized in blues songs and in such movies as Cool Hand Luke. Now, drawing on police and prison records and oral histories, David M. Oshinsky presents an account of Mississippi?s notorious Parchman Farm; what it tells us about our past is well worth remembering... more...

  • The Fatal Shoreby Robert Hughes

    Random House 2010; US$ 20.78

    In 1787, the twenty-eighth year of the reign of King George III, the British Government sent a fleet to colonize Australia. An epic description of the brutal transportation of men, women and children out of Georgian Britain into a horrific penal system which was to be the precursor to the Gulag and was the origin of Australia. The Fatal Shore is... more...