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- Chicago Review Press 2008; US$ 12.99
The courageous story of Van Meers, born in a home for unwed mothers in Ghent, Belgium, 1930. It is told in her own words in a frank, humorous and down-to-earth manner. She grew up as a "bastard" during the Great Depression, and sees her family and country told apart by prejudice and politics in World War II, and recounts how she struggles to redefine... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
To understand the situation of the Jewish Defense League in the United States, Janet Dolgin spent fourteen months with the JDL in Jerusalem and in New York City. In this book she considers how its members relate to each other and to outsiders, and places these relationships in the context of American society as a whole. Originally published in 1977.... more...
- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 24.95
Racism has never been simple. It wasn't more obvious in the past, and it isn't less potent now. From the birth of the United States to the contemporary police shooting death of an unarmed Black youth, Beneath the Surface of White Supremacy investigates ingrained practices of racism, as well as unquestioned assumptions in the study of racism, to... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.29
Scholarship on African American history has changed dramatically since the publication of George Washington Williams’ pioneering A History of the Negro Race in America in 1882. Organized chronologically and thematically, What is African American History? offers a concise and compelling introduction to the field of African American history... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 1996; US$ 27.95
"These richly detailed, readable essays come at a propitious time. For despite all the talk in the academy of 'multiculturalism,' the Poles presence on the American scene is still too often neglected." --Anthony Bukoski, University of Wisconsin, SuperiorThis rich collection brings together the work of eight leading scholars to examine the history of... more...
- NYU Press 2005; US$ 27.00
Winner of a 2005 Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award (Honorable Mention) The Mexican Revolution was a defining moment in the history of race relations, impacting both Mexican and African Americans. For black Westerners, 19101920 did not represent the clear-cut promise of populist power, but a reordering of the complex social hierarchy which had,... more...
- NYU Press 1996; US$ 27.00
Recent years have seen a resurgence of interest in modern black nationalist leaders such as Stokely Carmichael and Malcolm X. But what of the ideological precursors to these modern leaders, the writers, and leaders from whose intellectual legacy modern black nationalism emerged? Wilson Jeramiah Moses, whom the Village Voice called one of the foremost... more...
- NYU Press 1995; US$ 27.00
With a foreword by Richard E. Vander Ross In recent years, dramatic increases in racial intermarriage have given birth to a generation who refuse to be shoehorned into neat, pre-existing racial categories. Energized by a refusal to allow mixed-race people to be rendered invisible, this movement lobbies aggressively to have the category multiracial... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99
492 Great Things About Being Italian is fun, informative and catnip for 17 million Italian-Americans. It follows in the footsteps of other successful books aimed at this minority proud of its remarkableand ongoing!heritage. It comprises 492 (as in 1492) individual people, things, places and phenomena that make one proud to be Italian (or half-Italian,... more...
- SensePublishers 2014; US$ 39.31
Skin Color: The Shame of Silence is a powerful and unapologetic indictment of our so-called post-racial moment and the hypocritical, bad faith, and myth-making discourses that underwrite it. Through a bold theorization of a radical form of Bilding or Paideia that refuses to settle for cognitive shallowness, epistemological fixity, and moral bankruptcy,... more...