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  • Soulby Monique Guillory; Richard Green

    NYU Press 1753; US$ 19.20

    No other word in the English language is more endemic to contemporary Black American culture and identity than "Soul". Since the 1960s Soul has been frequently used to market and sell music, food, and fashion. However, Soul also refers to a pervasive belief in the capacity of the Black body/spirit to endure the most trying of times in an ongoing... more...

  • Up from Slaveryby Booker T. Washington

    The Floating Press 1901; US$ 4.50 US$ 3.92

    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...

  • Land of Their Choiceby Theodore C. Blegen

    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...

  • The Snake Dance Of Asian American Activismby Liu

    Lexington Books 1955; US$ 42.50

    This text reinterprets a misunderstood and overlooked epoch of the Asian American experience, the Asian American Movement (AAM). The authors argue that, contrary to the common view of the movement as a passing phase limited to college youth, the Asian American Movement spanned diverse political viewpoints and became increasingly sophisticated and effective.... more...

  • Art of Child Placementby Jean Charnley

    University of Minnesota Press 1955; US$ 67.50

    The Art of Child Placement was first published in 1955. The social worker -- experienced or neophyte -- who is engaged in the complicated job of placing children in foster homes or institutions will find helpful guidance in this book. Although she writes primarily of the problems of foster placement, the author offers a philosophy and principles that... more...

  • Race and Reconciliationby John B. Hatch; Aaron David Gresson III

    Lexington Books 1955; US$ 49.00

    Hatch develops a robust rhetorical theory of reconciliation and applies it to contemporary national and global efforts to redress the racialized wounds and injustices created by slavery. What emerges from this work is a profound vision for the prospects of meaningful reparation, forgiveness, and reconciliation in American race relations. more...

  • Welsh in Americaby Alan Conway

    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...

  • Mutual Accommodationby Robin M. Williams

    University of Minnesota Press 1977; US$ 75.00

    Mutual Accomodation was first published in 1977. The author, who was Henry Scarborough Professor of Social Science at Cornell University, assesses the current state of ethnic and racial relations in the United States and, contrary to prevailing pessimism on the part of many other social analysts, finds that intergroup conflict has often resulted in... more...

  • You Gotta Deal with Itby Theodore R. Kennedy

    Oxford University Press 1980; US$ 32.99

    At a time when blacks are returning to the South in record numbers, this book offers proof that the stereotypical Southern town--replete with poverty, prejudice, and hopelessness for blacks--still persists despite the civil rights revolution. Presenting an anthropological overview of one community and in-depth analysis of four extended families, this... more...

  • Advances in Insect Physiologyby Michael J Berridge; J. E. Treherne; V. B. Wigglesworth

    Elsevier Science 1980; US$ 72.95

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