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I Was Born a Slave Volume 2 1849 1866
I Was Born a Slave Volume 2 1849 1866
by Yuval Taylor
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Between 1760 and 1902, more than 200 book-length autobiographies of ex-slaves were published; together they form the basis for all subsequent African American literature. I Was Born a Slave collects the 20 most significant “slave narratives.”... (read more)

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Portraits of White Racism 2ND Edition
Portraits of White Racism 2ND Edition
by David T Wellman
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First published in 1977, this book advanced a distinctively sociological theory of racism. In this revised edition the theoretical perspective is updated.... (read more)

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Bitter Fruit : the Politics of Black-korean Conflict in New York City (00 Edition)
Bitter Fruit : the Politics of Black-korean Conflict in New York City (00 Edition)
by Claire Kim
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This book examines escalating conflicts between Blacks and Koreans in American cities by focusing on the Flatbush Boycott of 1990, led by Black and Haitian activists against Korean-owned produce stores in Brooklyn. Kim rejects conventional wisdom that... (read more)

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The Comparative Imagination
The Comparative Imagination
by George Fredrickson
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In this collection of essays, an eminent American historian of race relations discusses issues central to our understanding of the history of racism, the role of racism, and the possibilites for justice in contemporary society. George M. Fredrickson... (read more)

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Native American Autobiography: An Anthology (Wisconsin Studies in American Autobiography)
Native American Autobiography: An Anthology (Wisconsin Studies in American Autobiography)
by Arnold Krupat
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This is the first collection to bring together the major autobiographical narratives by the Native American people from the earliest documents that exist to the present. The narratives included here cover a range of tribes and culture areas, over a span... (read more)

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A. Philip Randolph, Pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement (90 Edition)
A. Philip Randolph, Pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement (90 Edition)
by Paula F. Pfeffer
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Scholars of the civil rights movement and twentieth-century African American history traditionally refer to Asa Philip Randolph (1889-1979) as the organizer of the first all-black labor union, the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. Paula Pfeffer's aim... (read more)

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Yearning: Race, Gender, and Cultural Politics
Yearning: Race, Gender, and Cultural Politics
by bell hooks
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Crosses disciplinary boundaries in major debates on postmodern theory, cultural criticism, and the politics of race and gender. hooks values postmodernism's insights while warning that the fashionable infatuation with "discourse" about "difference" is... (read more)

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Latino Lives in America (10 Edition)
Latino Lives in America (10 Edition)
by Luis Fraga
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Latinos are the largest and fastest growing ethnic group in the United States, with increased levels of political mobilization and influence. In the timely and thoroughgoing Latino Lives in America, six prominent Latino scholars explore the profound... (read more)

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Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom (09 Edition)
Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom (09 Edition)
by William Craft
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Ellen Craft (c. 1826-c. 1897) was a slave in Macon, Georgia. Her mother was a slave and her father was her mother's owner. She married William Craft (c1826-1900) in 1846. In 1848, Ellen daringly decided to use her light skin to pass as white in order to... (read more)

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Better for All the World (07 Edition)
Better for All the World (07 Edition)
by Bruinius
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A timely and gripping history of the controversial eugenics movement in America-and the scientists, social reformers and progressives who supported it.In Better for All the World, Harry Bruinius charts the little known history of eugenics in America-a... (read more)

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Violence of Hate (3RD 11 Edition)
Violence of Hate (3RD 11 Edition)
by Jack Levin
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This text explores two forms of hate and prejudice – racism in contemporary American society and the historical occurrence of anti-Semitism – under a single conceptual framework.   Jack Levin, is a well-known scholar, author, and... (read more)

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Up from Slavery (Signet Classics)
Up from Slavery (Signet Classics)
by Booker T Washington
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A MAN WHO OVERCAME THE BONDS OF SLAVERY TO BECOME A SPOKESMAN FOR HIS PEOPLE.<P>Historically acknowledged as one of America's most powerful and persuasive orators, Booker T. Washington consistently challenged the forces of racial prejudice at a... (read more)

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Eurocentrism (2ND 10 Edition)
Eurocentrism (2ND 10 Edition)
by Samir Amin
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Since its first publication twenty years ago, Eurocentrism has become a classic of radical thought. Written by one of the world's foremost political economists, this original and provocative essay takes on one of the great "ideological deformations... (read more)

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Arguing With God : Jewish Tradition (90 Edition)
Arguing With God : Jewish Tradition (90 Edition)
by Anson Laytner
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As an old proverb puts it, Two Jews, three opinions. In the long, rich, tumultuous history of the Jewish people, this characteristic contentiousness has often been extended even unto Heaven. Arguing with God is a highly original and utterly absorbing... (read more)

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Malign Neglect : Race, Crime, and Punishment in America (95 Edition)
Malign Neglect : Race, Crime, and Punishment in America (95 Edition)
by Michael Tonry
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Despite the perennial claims of politicians that our courts are coddling hardened criminals, the fact is that America already sends a higher proportion of its citizens to prison--and for longer terms--than any other western nation. To quote the Canadian... (read more)

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Autobiography of Malcolm X (73 Edition)
Autobiography of Malcolm X (73 Edition)
by Malcolm X
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An autobiography of the Black Muslim leader Malcolm X.... (read more)

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European Culture Since 1848 : From Modern To Postmodern and Beyond (01 Edition)
European Culture Since 1848 : From Modern To Postmodern and Beyond (01 Edition)
by James A. Winders
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Emerging from the convergence of intellectual history and cultural studies, European Culture Since 1848 is the first book that meets the challenge of the new cultural history by offering a thematic survey of modern European culture that synthesizes new... (read more)

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Bridge Over the Racial Divide : Rising Inequality and Coalition Politics (99 Edition)
Bridge Over the Racial Divide : Rising Inequality and Coalition Politics (99 Edition)
by William Julius Wilson
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A bold statement on the problem of race in America by a leading public intellectual. Wilson proposes a multiracial political coalition to fight for economic policies that would benefit the poor and working classes, in which minorities are... (read more)

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Conceiving the New World Order: Global Politics of Reproduct
Conceiving the New World Order: Global Politics of Reproduct
by Faye D Ginsburg
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This groundbreaking volume provides a dramatic investigation of the dynamics of reproduction. In an unusually broad spectrum of essays, a distinguished group of international feminist scholars and activists explores the complexity of contemporary sexual... (read more)

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I May Not Get There with You: The True Martin Luther King, Jr.
I May Not Get There with You: The True Martin Luther King, Jr.
by Michael Eric Dyson
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A private citizen who transformed the world around him, Martin Luther King, Jr., was arguably the greatest American who ever lived. Now, after more than thirty years, few people understand how truly radical he was. In this groundbreaking examination of... (read more)

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