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Gender and Jim Crow : Women and the Politics of White Supremacy in North Carolina, 1896-1920 (96 Edition)
Gender and Jim Crow : Women and the Politics of White Supremacy in North Carolina, 1896-1920 (96 Edition)
by Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore
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Gilmore sets out . . . to reinterpret turn-of-the-century southern politics from the perspective of middle-class black women activists. She succeeds brilliantly. The book not only reclaims the long-buried stories of a group of richly compelling... (read more)

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Who Owns the Ice House? (11 Edition)
Who Owns the Ice House? (11 Edition)
by Clifton Taulbert
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Black Boy (P.S.)
Black Boy (P.S.)
by Richard T Wright
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Richard Wright grew up in the woods of Mississippi, with poverty, hunger, fear, and hatred. He lied, stole, and raged at those around him; at six he was a "drunkard," hanging about taverns. Surly, brutal, cold, suspicious, and self-pitying, he was... (read more)

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Racial and Ethnic Groups, Census Update
Racial and Ethnic Groups, Census Update
by Richard T Schaefer
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General Thoughts   “This text is very well researched, thorough, informative, and comprehensive.  I have not yet seen a book that is better than this text.  It covers all the areas of concern for a course on race and ethnicity in the... (read more)

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Sleeping Arrangements
Sleeping Arrangements
by Laura Shaine Cunningham
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From the acclaimed novelist, playwright, and journalist Laura Cunningham, a coming of age story and enchanting memoir of childhood "Here is Lily Moore at 10, as judged by her fifth grade teacher: 'Unsatisfactory...Hair matted, uncombed, disheveled... (read more)

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Chicano (05 Edition)
Chicano (05 Edition)
by Richard Vasquez
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Este libro, que fue un bestseller la primera vez que fue publicado hace 35 añ os, cuenta la historia de la familia Sandoval, una familia que huye a los Estados Unidos en busca de una mejor vida. Hé ctor, el patriarca de los Sandoval trabaja en... (read more)

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Sorrow in Our Heart: The Life of Tecumseh
Sorrow in Our Heart: The Life of Tecumseh
by Allan W Eckert
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The epic tale of a towering Native American hero by the award-winning author of The Frontiersmen. Published to rave reviews, this extraordinary book tells the story of Shawnee leader Tecumseh, a military genius whose vision was to unite the North... (read more)

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Debating Diversity : Clashing Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity in America (3RD 02 Edition)
Debating Diversity : Clashing Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity in America (3RD 02 Edition)
by Ronald T. Takaki
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From Different Shores presents essays written by neo-conservative, liberal, and leftist scholars on race and ethnicity in America. Among these scholars are: Nathan Glazer, Ron Takaki, Thomas Sowell, Robert Blauner, William Julius Wilson, and Charles... (read more)

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Colored People
Colored People
by Henry Louis Gates
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From an American Book Award-winning author comes a pungent and poignant masterpiece of recollection that ushers readers into a now-vanished "colored" world and extends and deepens our sense of African-American history, even as it entrances us... (read more)

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Miner's Canary : Enlisting Race, Resisting Power, Transforming Democracy (02 Edition)
Miner's Canary : Enlisting Race, Resisting Power, Transforming Democracy (02 Edition)
by Lani Guinier
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Like the canaries that alerted miners to a poisonous atmosphere, issues of race point to underlying problems in society that ultimately affect everyone, not just minorities. Addressing these issues is essential. Ignoring racial differences--race... (read more)

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The New Black (Wesleyan Poetry)
The New Black (Wesleyan Poetry)
by Evie Shockley
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Smart, grounded, and lyrical, Evie Shockley's the new black integrates powerful ideas about blackness, past and present, through the medium of beautifully crafted verse. the new black sees our racial past inevitably shaping our contemporary moment, but... (read more)

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Colorblind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity (Open Media)
Colorblind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity (Open Media)
by Tim Wise
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Following the civil rights movement, race relations in the United States entered a new era. Legal gains were interpreted by some as ensuring equal treatment for all and that "colorblind" policies and programs would be the best way forward. Since then... (read more)

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Sizwe's Test (08 Edition)
Sizwe's Test (08 Edition)
by Jonny Steinberg
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At the age of twenty-nine, Sizwe Magadla is among the most handsome, well-educated, and richest of the men in his poverty-stricken village. Dr. Hermann Reuter, a son of old South West African stock, wants to show the world that if you provide decent... (read more)

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Narrative of Life of Frederick Douglass (99 Edition)
Narrative of Life of Frederick Douglass (99 Edition)
by Frederick Douglass
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"I was born in Tuckahoe. I have no accurate knowledge of my age, never having seen any authentic record containing it. By far the larger part of the slaves know as little of their ages as horses know of theirs, and it is the wish of most masters within... (read more)

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Cahokia: Ancient America's Great City on the Mississippi
Cahokia: Ancient America's Great City on the Mississippi
by Timothy R Pauketat
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The fascinating story of a lost city and an unprecedented American civilization While Mayan and Aztec civilizations are widely known and documented, relatively few people are familiar with the largest prehistoric Native American city north of Mexico-a... (read more)

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Asian Philosophies (6TH 12 Edition)
Asian Philosophies (6TH 12 Edition)
by John M. Koller
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With an inside view from an expert in the field, solid scholarship, and a clear and engaging writing style, Asian Philosophies invites students and professors to think along with the great thinkers of the Asian traditions.  John M... (read more)

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Middle East and Central Asia: Anthropological Approach (4TH 02 Edition)
Middle East and Central Asia: Anthropological Approach (4TH 02 Edition)
by Dale F. Eickelman
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Based on a synthesis of the extensive research of Middle Eastern and Western scholars, this lively anthropological introduction to the Middle East and Central Asia explores the socio-political complexities of those regions and introduces students to the... (read more)

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Where We Stand: Class Matters
Where We Stand: Class Matters
by bell hooks
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Drawing on both her roots in Kentucky and her adventures with Manhattan Coop boards, Where We Stand is a successful black woman's reflection--personal, straight forward, and rigorously honest--on how our dilemmas of class and race are intertwined, and... (read more)

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave & Incidents in the Life of a Slave Gi (Modern Library Classics)
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave & Incidents in the Life of a Slave Gi (Modern Library Classics)
by Frederick Douglass
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Dear White America (12 Edition)
Dear White America (12 Edition)
by Tim J. Wise
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"Sparing neither family nor self . . . he considers how the deck has always been stacked in his and other white people's favor. . . . His candor is invigorating."—Publishers Weekly "One of the most brilliant, articulate and courageous critics of... (read more)

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