Black Studies - Race & Ethnic Studies Products

  • Freedom's Sword

    The NAACP and the Struggle Against Racism in America, 1909-1969, 1st Edition

    By Gilbert Jonas

    Freedom's Sword is the first history to detail the remarkable, lasting achievements of the NAACP's first sixty years. From its pivotal role in overturning the Jim Crow laws in the South to its twenty-year court campaign that culminated with Brown v. the Board of Education, the NAACP has been at the…

    Paperback – 2007-02-15

  • Voices of African-American Teen Fathers

    I'm Doing What I Got to Do, 1st Edition

    By Angelia M Paschal

    Find out what it’s like to be young, African-American . . . and a fatherVoices of African-American Teen Fathers is an insightful look at adolescent pregnancy and parenthood through the eyes of fathers aged 14 to 19. This unique book features candid interviews with thirty teens who talk about…

    Paperback – 2006-07-10

  • A Civilised Savagery

    Britain and the New Slaveries in Africa, 1884-1926, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Grant

    In the two decades before World War One, Great Britain witnessed the largest revival of anti-slavery protest since the legendary age of emancipation in the mid-nineteenth century. Rather than campaigning against the trans-Atlantic slave trade, these latter-day abolitionists focused on the so-called…

    Paperback – 2004-12-14

  • The Black Studies Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jacqueline Bobo, Cynthia Hudley, Claudine Michel

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2004-03-18

  • Sport and the Color Line

    Black Athletes and Race Relations in Twentieth Century America, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick B. Miller, David K. Wiggins

    The year 2003 marks the one-hundredth anniversary of W.E.B. Du Bois' "Souls of Black Folk," in which he declared that "the color line" would be the problem of the twentieth century. Half a century later, Jackie Robinson would display his remarkable athletic skills in "baseball's great experiment."…

    Paperback – 2003-11-24

  • Blackening Europe

    The African American Presence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heike Raphael-Hernandez

    Traditional Scholars have often looked at African American studies through the lens of European theories, resulting in the secondarization of the African American presence in Europe and its contributions to European culture. Blackening Europe reverses this pattern by using African American culture…

    Paperback – 2003-10-16
    Crosscurrents in African American History

  • Hitler's Black Victims

    The Historical Experiences of European Blacks, Africans and African Americans During the Nazi Era, 1st Edition

    By Clarence Lusane

    Drawing on interviews with the black survivors of Nazi concentration camps and archival research in North America, Europe, and Africa, this book documents and analyzes the meaning of Nazism's racial policies towards people of African descent, specifically those born in Germany, England, France, the…

    Paperback – 2002-12-13
    Crosscurrents in African American History

  • Teaching the American Civil Rights Movement

    Freedom's Bittersweet Song, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julie Buckner Armstrong, Susan Hult Edwards, Houston Bryan Roberson, Rhonda Y. Williams

    The past fifteen years have seen renewed interest in the civil rights movement. Television documentaries, films and books have brought the struggles into our homes and classrooms once again. New evidence in older criminal cases demands that the judicial system reconsider the accuracy of…

    Paperback – 2002-10-04

  • Shut Out

    A Story of Race and Baseball in Boston, 1st Edition

    By Howard Bryant

    Shut Out is the compelling story of Boston's racial divide viewed through the lens of one of the city's greatest institutions - its baseball team, and told from the perspective of Boston native and noted sports writer Howard Bryant. This well written and poignant work contains striking interviews…

    Hardback – 2002-08-30

  • Creole Gentlemen

    The Maryland Elite, 1691-1776, 1st Edition

    By Trevor Burnard

    Examining the lives of 460 of the wealthiest men who lived in colonial Maryland, Burnard traces the development of this elite from a hard-living, profit-driven merchant-planter class in the seventeenth century to a more genteel class of plantation owners in the eighteenth century. This study…

    Paperback – 2002-01-02
    New World in the Atlantic World

  • Pamphlets of Protest

    An Anthology of Early African-American Protest Literature, 1790-1860, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Newman, Patrick Rael, Phillip Lapsansky

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2000-10-25

  • Upon these Shores

    Themes in the African-American Experience 1600 to the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by William R. Scott, William G. Shade

    This one-volume, comprehensive overview of African American history brings together original essays by some of the foremost authorities in the field. Arranged both thematically and chronologically, these papers discuss a wide range of topics - from the Middle Passage to the Civil Rights Movement;…

    Paperback – 1999-12-29

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