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  • The Invention of the White Race, Volume 1by Theodore W. Allen; Jeffrey B. Perry

    Verso Books 2014; US$ 29.95

    When the first Africans arrived in Virginia in 1619, there were no ?white? people there. Nor, according to colonial records, would there be for another sixty years. In this seminal two-volume work, The Invention of the White Race , Theodore W. Allen tells the story of how America?s ruling classes created the category of the ?white race? as a means... more...

  • The Invention of the White Race, Volume 2by Theodore W. Allen; Jeffrey B. Perry

    Verso Books 2014; US$ 29.95

    On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1963, Martin Luther King outlined a dream of an America where people would not be judged by the color of their skin. That dream has yet to be realized, but some three centuries ago it was a reality. Back then, neither social practice nor law recognized any special privileges in connection with being white. But... more...

  • Survivors of Slaveryby Laura Murphy

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 31.99

    Slavery is not a crime confined to the far reaches of history. It is an injustice that continues to entrap twenty-seven million people across the globe. Laura Murphy offers close to forty survivor narratives from Cambodia, Ghana, Lebanon, Macedonia, Mexico, Russia, Thailand, Ukraine, and the United States, detailing the horrors of a system that forces... more...

  • Globalising Hatredby Denis MacShane

    Orion Publishing Group 2008; Not Available

    A hard-hitting essay combined with factual reportage on the new anti-semitism throughout Europe. This book argues that what the 21st century now faces is an ideological assault based on hatred of Jews which is as serious as any major threat to universal values as the world has faced. Anti-semitism is the visible language and action of a deeper... more...

  • The Black Holocaust For Beginnersby S.E. Anderson

    For Beginners 2007; US$ 16.99

    Virtually anyone, anywhere knows that six million Jewish human beings were killed in the Jewish Holocaust. But how many African human beings were killed in the Black Holocaust ? from the start of the European slave trade (c. 1500) to the Civil War (1865)? And how many were enslaved? The Black Holocaust, a travesty that killed millions of African human... more...

  • Houston Boundby Tyina Steptoe

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Beginning after World War I, Houston was transformed from a black-and-white frontier town into one of the most ethnically and racially diverse urban areas in the United States.  Houston Bound  draws on social and cultural history to show how, despite Anglo attempts to fix racial categories through Jim Crow laws, converging migrations?particularly those... more...

  • Modern Slaveryby Kevin Bales; Zoe Trodd; Alex Kent Williamson

    Oneworld Publications 2011; US$ 14.95

    There are 27 million slaves alive today - more than at any point in history. Written by the world?s leading experts, this shocking examination combines original research with first-hand stories from the slaves themselves to provide a reliable account of one of the worst humanitarian crises facing us today. Looking to the future, the authors offer... more...

  • A Language and Power Readerby Robert Eddy; Victor Villanueva

    University Press of Colorado 2013; US$ 24.00

    A Language and Power Reader organizes reading and writing activities for undergraduate students, guiding them in the exploration of racism and cross-racial rhetorics. Introducing texts written from and about versions of English often disrespected by mainstream Americans, A Language and Power Reader highlights English dialects and discourses... more...

  • The Endless Dayby T. Scarlett Epstein; Rosemary A. Watts

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    The Endless Day: Some Case Material on Asian Rural Women is the second publication resulting from ""Action-oriented Study of the Role of Asian Women in Rural Development."" Organized into eight chapters, this book examines the various factors that affect the role of women in different Asian societies, particularly, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Indonesia.... more...

  • The Women's Liberation Movementby Jan Bradshaw

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    The Women's Liberation Movement: Europe and North America is a collection of articles that tackle various issues concerning the Women's Liberation Movement in Europe and North America. Consists of nine chapters, the book covers the feminist movement in a specific geographical region, specifically the Netherlands, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal,... more...