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  • Swinging the Vernacular

    Jazz and African American Modernist Literature, 1st Edition

    By Michael Borshuk

    This book looks at the influence of jazz on the development of African American modernist literature over the 20th century, with a particular attention to the social and aesthetic significance of stylistic changes in the music.…

    Paperback – 2009-06-09
    Studies in African American History and Culture

  • Interracial Families

    Current Concepts and Controversies, 1st Edition

    By George Alan Yancey, Richard Lewis, Jr.

    A unique book offering both a research overview and practical advice for its readers, this text allows students to gain a solid understanding of the research that has been generated on several important issues surrounding multiracial families, including intimate relations, family dynamics…

    Paperback – 2008-11-26

  • Keeping Faith

    Philosophy and Race in America, 1st Edition

    By Cornel West

    'The sheer range of West's interests and insights is staggering and exemplary: he appears equally comfortable talking about literature, ethics, art, jurisprudence, religion, and popular-cultural forms.' - Artforum Keeping Faith is a rich, moving and deeply personal collection of essays from one of…

    Paperback – 2008-09-11
    Routledge Classics

  • Reel to Real

    Race, Sex and Class at the Movies, 1st Edition

    By bell hooks

    Movies matter – that is the message of  Reel to Real, bell hooks’ classic collection of essays on film. They matter on a personal level, providing us with unforgettable moments, even life-changing experiences and they can confront us, too, with the most profound social issues of race, sex and…

    Paperback – 2008-09-11
    Routledge Classics

  • Black Feminist Thought

    Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Hill Collins

    In spite of the double burden of racial and gender discrimination, African-American women have developed a rich intellectual tradition that is not widely known. In Black Feminist Thought, originally published in 1990, Patricia Hill Collins set out to explore the words and ideas of Black feminist…

    Paperback – 2008-09-11
    Routledge Classics

  • Race and American Political Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph E. Lowndes, Julie Novkov, Dorian T. Warren

    Race has been present at every critical moment in American political development, shaping political institutions, political discourse, public policy, and its denizens’ political identities. But because of the nature of race—its evolving and dynamic status as a structure of inequality, a political…

    Paperback – 2008-06-06

  • African-American Activism before the Civil War

    The Freedom Struggle in the Antebellum North, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Rael

    African-American Activism before the Civil War is the first collection of scholarship on the role of African Americans in the struggle for racial equality in the northern states before the Civil War. Many of these essays are already known as classics in the field, and others are well on…

    Paperback – 2008-03-26

  • Black Women's Risk for HIV

    Rough Living, 1st Edition

    By Quinn Gentry

    An inside look at the devastating impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on poor African American women Black Women’s Risk for HIV: Rough Living is a valuable look into the structural and behavioral factors in high-risk environments—specifically inner-city neighborhoods like the “Rough&…

    Paperback – 2007-10-31

  • Between Freedom and Bondage

    Race, Party, and Voting Rights in the Antebellum North, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Malone

    Between Freedom and Bondage looks at the fluctuations of black suffrage in the ante-bellum North, using the four states of New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and Rhode Island as examples. In each of these states, a different outcome was obtained for blacks in their quest to share the vote. By&…

    Paperback – 2007-09-14

  • 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

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