African-American history Products

  • Musicians' Migratory Patterns: The African Drum as Symbol in Early America

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Johnson

    Musicians’ Migratory Patterns: The African Drum as Symbol in Early America questions the ban that was placed on the African drum in early America. It shows the functional use of the drum for celebrations, weddings, funerals, religious ceremonies, and nonviolent communication. The assumption that "…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    CMS Cultural Expressions in Music

  • A Nation Apart

    The African-American Experience and White Nationalism, 1st Edition

    By Arnold Birenbaum

    This book examines the ongoing struggle for social justice by and for African Americans. Examining the persistent rolling back of civil and voting rights for this population and other minorities since the end of Reconstruction, the author discusses the continued colonization of African Americans…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • The Black Arts Movement and the Black Panther Party in American Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    By Jo-Ann Morgan

    This book examines a range of visual expressions of Black Power across American art and popular culture from 1965 through 1972. It begins with case studies of artist groups, including Spiral, OBAC and AfriCOBRA, who began questioning Western aesthetic traditions and created work that honored…

    Hardback – 2018-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Race

  • The Routledge Companion to African American Theatre and Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathy A. Perkins, Sandra L. Richards, Renée Alexander Craft, Thomas F. DeFrantz

    The Routledge Companion to African American Theatre and Performance is an outstanding collection of specially written essays that charts the emergence, development, and diversity of African American Theatre and Performance—from the nineteenth-century African Grove Theatre to Afrofuturism.…

    Hardback – 2018-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Laboured Protest

    Black Civil Rights in New York City and Detroit During the New Deal and Second World War, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Ayers

    Historians have long realized the US civil rights movement pre-dated Martin Luther King Jr., but they disagree on where, when and why it started. Laboured Protest offers new answers in a study of black political protest during the New Deal and Second World War. It finds a diverse movement where…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: African American Literature

    1st Edition

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1995 and 1999, is a collection of works by leading academics on African American Literature. The set provides a rigorous examination of the effect of music in the culture of African American society, and how it has impacted the literature of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: African American Literature

  • The Atlantic World

    Essays on Slavery, Migration, and Imagination, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Willem Klooster, Alfred Padula

    The Atlantic World: Essays on Slavery, Migration, and Imagination brings together ten original essays that explore the many connections between the Old and New Worlds in the early modern period. Divided into five sets of paired essays, it examines the role of specific port cities in Atlantic…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01
    Routledge

  • Africa in Black Liberation Activism

    Malcolm X, Stokely Carmichael and Walter Rodney, 1st Edition

    By Tunde Adeleke

    This book revisits and analyzes three of the most accomplished twentieth century Black Diaspora activists: Malcolm X (1925–1965), Stokely Carmichael (1941–1998) and Walter Rodney (1942–1980). All three began their careers in the Diaspora and later turned toward Africa. This became the foundation…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • When Rape was Legal

    The Untold History of Sexual Violence during Slavery, 1st Edition

    By Rachel A. Feinstein

    When Rape was Legal is the first book to solely focus on the widespread rape perpetrated against enslaved black women by white men in the United States. The routine practice of sexual violence against enslaved black women by white men, the motivations for this rape, and the legal context that…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

  • Colorblind Racial Profiling

    A History, 1974 to the Present, 1st Edition

    By Guy Padula

    Colorblind Racial Profiling outlines the history of racial profiling practices and policies in the United States from 1974 to the present day. Drawing on a wide variety of sources including case law, newspaper and television reporting, government reports, and police manuals, author Guy Padula…

    Paperback – 2018-06-26
    Routledge

  • The Routledge History of the Twentieth-Century United States

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jerald Podair, Darren Dochuk

    The Routledge History of the Twentieth-Century United States is a comprehensive introduction to the most important trends and developments in the study of modern United States history. Driven by interdisciplinary scholarship, the thirty-four original chapters underscore the vast range of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • Joe Louis

    Sports and Race in Twentieth-Century America, 1st Edition

    By Marcy S. Sacks

    This insightful study offers a fresh perspective on the life and career of champion boxer Joe Louis. The remarkable success and global popularity of the "Brown Bomber" made him a lightning rod for debate over the role and rights of African Americans in the United States. Historian Marcy S. Sacks…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

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