African-American history Products

  • The Color Line

    A Short Introduction, 1st Edition

    By David Lyons

    The Color Line provides a concise history of the role of race and ethnicity in the US, from the early colonial period to the present, to reveal the public policies and private actions that have enabled racial subordination and the actors who have fought against it. Focusing on Native Americans,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to African American Art History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eddie Chambers

    This Companion authoritatively points to the main areas of enquiry within the subject of African American art history. The first section examines how African American art has been constructed over the course of a century of published scholarship. The second section studies how African American art…

    Hardback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

  • 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 – 2019-11-04 
    Routledge
    CMS Cultural Expressions in Music

  • Diverse Unfreedoms

    The Afterlives and Transformations of Post-Transatlantic Bondages, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarada Balagopalan, Cati Coe, Keith Michael Green

    The legacies of plantation slavery continue to inhabit, animate, and haunt the diverse forms of unfreedom that mark our present. Diverse Unfreedoms charts a new way of thinking through these legacies of unfreedom via a more entangled and multidirectional model of what makes for historical change…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Preaching the Blues

    Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays, 1st Edition

    By Maisha S. Akbar

    Preaching the Blues: Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays examines several lynching plays to foreground black women’s performances as non-normative subjects who challenge white supremacist ideology. Maisha S. Akbar re-maps the study of lynching drama by examining plays that are contingent…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Black Boston

    African American Life and Culture in Urban America, 1750-1860, 1st Edition

    By George A. Levesque

    Between the Revolution and the Civil War, non-slave black Americans existed in the no-man’s land between slavery and freedom. The two generations defined by these two titanic struggles for national survival saw black Bostonians struggle to make real the quintessential values of individual freedom…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Spirit Possession and Spirit Mediumship in Africa and Afro-America

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irving I. Zaretsky, Cynthia Shambaugh

    Originally published in 1978 Spirit Possession and Spirit Mediumship in Africa and Afro-America is an incredibly diverse and comprehensive bibliography on published works containing ethnographic data on, and analysis of, spirit possession and spirit mediumship in North and Sub-Saharan Africa and in…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Spiritualism

  • Henry Ossawa Tanner

    Art, Faith, Race, and Legacy, 1st Edition

    By Naurice Frank Woods, Jr.

    Over the last forty years, renewed interest in the career of Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859–1937) has vaulted him into expanding scholarly discourse on American art. Consequently, he has emerged as the most studied and recognized representative of African American art during the nineteenth century. In…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • The Routledge History of the American South

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maggi M. Morehouse

    The Routledge History of the American South looks at the major themes that have developed in the interdisciplinary field of Southern Studies. With fifteen original essays from experts in their respective fields, the handbook addresses such diverse topics as southern linguistics, music (secular and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • 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 – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Race

  • 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 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

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