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  • African Americans at Risk: Issues in Education, Health, Community, and Justice [2 volumes]by Glenn Starks

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 189.00

    This two-volume set examines the issues and policies that put African Americans at risk in our culture today, utilizing the most recent research from scholars in the field to provide not only objective, encyclopedic information, but also varying viewpoints to encourage critical thinking. The entries comprehensively document how African Americans are... more...

  • African Americans in the Nineteenth Century: People and Perspectivesby Dixie Haggard

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 94.00

    Uniquely inclusive, African Americans in the Nineteenth Century: People and Perspectives offers a wealth of insights into the way African Americans lived and how slave-era experiences affected their lives afterward. Coverage goes beyond well-known figures to focus on the lives of African American men, women, and children across the nation, battling... more...

  • The African-American Experience in Nineteenth-Century Connecticutby Theresa Vara-Dannen

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    The African-American Experience in Nineteenth-Century Connecticut examines and analyzes the African-American experience in Connecticut as it was portrayed through primary sources. In this book we can hear, sometimes for the first time, the voices of African Americans and others commenting on the complicated and explosive racial issues of their... more...

  • AfroAsian Encountersby Heike Raphael-Hernandez; Shannon Steen; Vijay Prashad; Gary Okihiro

    NYU Press 2006; US$ 22.95

    With a Foreword by Vijay Prashad and an Afterword by Gary Okihiro How might we understand yellowface performances by African Americans in 1930s swing adaptations of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado , Paul Robeson's support of Asian and Asian American struggles, or the absorption of hip hop by Asian American youth culture? AfroAsian Encounters... more...

  • Afrocentric Visionsby Janice D. Hamlet

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 70.00

    In this timely volume, editor Janice D Hamlet has chosen essays which illuminate various aspects of African American culture, refracted through the lens of Afrocentric thought. The book examines: Afrocentric ideology and methodology; Afrocentric approaches to the dynamics of communication; the Afrocentric influence on the black aesthetic, with an examination... more...

  • After Slaveryby Bruce E. Baker; Brian Kelly

    University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 74.95

    Moves beyond broad generalizations concerning black life during Reconstruction in order to address the varied experiences of freed slaves across the South. This collection examines urban unrest in New Orleans and Wilmington, North Carolina, loyalty among former slave owners and slaves in Mississippi, armed insurrection along the Georgia coast, racial... more...

  • After Whitenessby Mike Hill

    NYU Press 2004; US$ 22.95

    What comes after white becomes a minority in the United States. more...

  • The Agitator's Daughterby Sheryll Cashin

    PublicAffairs 2008; US$ 26.00

    A renowned law professor's intimate chronicle of her family's history as pioneers of social justice, and the price her father paid for their achievements more...

  • Alle Menschen sind gleich - erfolgreiche nichtby Amy Chua; Jed Rubenfeld; Ulrike Bischoff

    Campus Verlag 2014; US$ 16.21

    Warum sind Einwanderer aus China und dem Iran Gewinnertypen und die aus anderen Nationen oft nicht? »Tigermutter« Amy Chua und ihr Mann Jed Rubenfeld haben eine überraschende Antwort. Erfolg hat, wer drei Dinge mit auf den Weg bekommt: das Gefühl kollektiver Überlegenheit, gepaart mit einer tiefen Unsicherheit gegenüber der neuen Gesellschaft und nicht... more...

  • The Amalgamation Waltzby Tavia Nyong?o

    University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 68.00

    At a time when the idea of a postracial society has entered public discourse, The Amalgamation Waltz investigates the practices that conjoined blackness and whiteness in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Scrutinizing widely diverse texts—archival, musical, visual, and theatrical—Tavia Nyong’o traces the genealogy of racial hybridity,... more...