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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 29.99
Before the emergence of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., there were several key leaders who fought for civil rights in the United States. Among them was A. Philip Randolph, who perhaps best embodied the hopes, ideals, and aspirations of black Americans. In this concise and engaging new book, historian Andrew E. Kersten explores Randolph's influences... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
This third edition of Joe R. Feagin?s Racist America is significantly revised and updated, with an eye toward racism issues arising regularly in our contemporary era. This edition incorporates more than two hundred recent research studies and reports on U.S. racial issues that update and enhance all the last edition?s chapters. It expands the discussion... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 13.99
Surveys the situation of women in Islam, focusing on how Muslim views about and experiences of gender are changing in the Western diaspora. This book offers an overview of the teachings of the Qur'an and the Prophet Muhammad on gender, and analyzes the ways in which the West has historically viewed Muslim women. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 24.00
This book examines the success and failure of social movements to bring about change in American society, focusing on the targets of protests to explain diverse outcomes. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 35.00
Richly told and deeply troubling, this book collects personal narratives of Muslim immigrants to the United States who were racially profiled, detained indefinitely, and mistreated following the September 11 attacks. From descriptions of physical abuse within American prisons to a harrowing account of extraordinary rendition and torture in Egypt, these... more...
- Beacon Press 2013; US$ 28.00
Marian Wright Edelman, "the most influential children's advocate in the country" ( The Washington Post ), shares stories from her life at the center of this century's most dramatic civil rights struggles. She pays tribute to the extraordinary personal mentors who helped light her way: Martin Luther King, Jr., Robert F. Kennedy, Fannie Lou Hamer,... more...
- The Floating Press 1901; US$ 4.50
Delve into the turbulent roots of race relations in the United States with this inspirational account from Booker T. Washington, a one-time slave who became an important advocate for African-American education and founded several well-known institutions of higher learning, including the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. Up From Slavery details Washington's... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1955; US$ 75.00
This collection of American letters that immigrants wrote to friends and relatives in the lands they had left tells a little-known human story that is part of the larger saga of America. It constitutes a kind of composite diary of everyday people at the more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1961; US$ 72.00
The Welsh formed a small but significant part of the great migration from Europe to the United States during the nineteenth century. In this volume they tell their own story in letters they wrote from America to their families and friends back home. The more...