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  • Fighting a Movie with Lightning : ?The Birth of a Nation? and the Black Communityby Stefanie Laufs

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 37.79

    Despite their efforts, black activists throughout the early 20th century were not able to achieve full equality and fair treatment in society. However, they gained a new way of thinking that resulted in the formation of the ?New Negro?. This term, in essence, designates a new way of thinking in the black community. Its members were neither satisfied... 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...

  • Place Pedagogy Changeby Margaret Somerville; Bronwyn Davies; Kerith Power

    Springer 2012; US$ 39.95

    Place pedagogy change is a work of creative experimentation in which we explore the ways in which pedagogies of place can enable the relational learning of connections between people, places and communities. In adding the element of place to the dynamic relations between teacher, learner, and knowledge, we articulate a pedagogy of ethical uncertainty.... more...

  • Raza Si! Guerra No!by Lorena Oropeza

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95

    This incisive and elegantly written examination of Chicano antiwar mobilization demonstrates how the pivotal experience of activism during the Viet Nam War era played itself out among Mexican Americans. Raza Sil Guerra No! presents an engaging portrait of Chicano protest and patriotism. On a deeper level, the book considers larger themes of American... more...

  • Making It in Americaby Elliott Robert Barkan

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 85.00

    Outstanding "hyphenated Americans" are featured in this Who's Who. They range from Philip Ahn (Korean-American) to Carmen Zapata (Mexican-Argentinian-American) and cover the whole of America's history. The coverage encompasses all endevours, from art and science to politics. more...

  • East Asian Americans and Political Participationby Tsung Chi

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 60.00

    Filling a gap in the literature on American minority politics, this volume offers systematic, comprehensive coverage of the impact of Chinese-American, Korean-American, and Japanese-American individuals and groups on US policy and elections. more...

  • Mecca and Main Streetby Geneive Abdo

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 14.99

    Islam is America's fastest growing religion, with more than six million Muslims in the United States, all living in the shadow of 9/11. Who are our Muslim neighbors? What are their beliefs and desires? How are they coping with life under the War on Terror? In Mecca and Main Street, noted author and journalist Geneive Abdo offers illuminating answers... more...

  • You Gotta Deal With Itby Theodore R. Kennedy

    Oxford University Press 1980; US$ 23.99

    An account of a Black anthropologist's year of fieldwork in a Southern community offers in-depth analyses which reveal a South untouched by the civil-rights movement. more...

  • A Rage for Orderby Joel Williamson

    Oxford University Press 1986; US$ 34.99

    This is an abridgement of "The Crucible of Race" (OUP USA, 1984), which won the Frances Parkman Prize of the Society of American Historians. more...

  • Race and the Making of American Liberalismby Carol A. Horton

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 49.99

    Traces the roots of the contemporary crisis of progressive liberalism into the nation's racial past. This book argues that the conservative claim that the American liberal tradition has been rooted in a conception of individual rights is inaccurate. It also shows that American liberalism has served both to support and oppose racial hierarchy. more...