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Black Theology of Liberation (10 Edition)
Black Theology of Liberation (10 Edition)
by James H. Cone
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With the publication of his two early works, Black Theology & Black Power (1969) and A Black Theology of Liberation (1970), James Cone emerged as one of the most theological voices in North America. These books, which offered a searing indictment of... (read more)

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I Am a Man! : Race, Manhood, and Civil Rights (05 Edition)
I Am a Man! : Race, Manhood, and Civil Rights (05 Edition)
by Steve S. Estes
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The civil rights movement was first and foremost a struggle for racial equality, but questions of gender lay deeply embedded within this struggle. Steve Estes explores key groups, leaders, and events in the movement to understand how activists used race... (read more)

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Political Process and Development of Black Insurgency, 1930-70 (2ND 99 Edition)
Political Process and Development of Black Insurgency, 1930-70 (2ND 99 Edition)
by Doung Mcadam
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In this classic work of sociology, Doug McAdam presents a political-process model that explains the rise and decline of the black protest movement in the United States. Moving from theoretical concerns to empirical analysis, he focuses on the crucial... (read more)

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Moving the Rock (10 Edition)
Moving the Rock (10 Edition)
by Mary Elyeen Abrums
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Moving the Rock portrays several generations of African American women whose families migrated from the South to the Pacific Northwest in the 1940s and 1950s. As members of a small storefront church in central Seattle, these women grandmothers, mothers... (read more)

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Three Black Generations At Crossroads (2ND 08 Edition)
Three Black Generations At Crossroads (2ND 08 Edition)
by Benjamin
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Three Generations at the Crossroads weaves a collective tapestry, linking personal biographies of individuals in different generations to the larger social forces acting on them. This second edition contains new chapters on politicians and artists, two... (read more)

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Stand the Storm: A History of the Atlantic Slave Trade
Stand the Storm: A History of the Atlantic Slave Trade
by Edward Reynolds
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A multitude of black people of every description chained together, every one of their countenances expressing dejection and sorrow, stripped naked, shaved, and crammed into the steaming holds of the vessels. Over a period of three centuries ten million... (read more)

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Slavery and the British Empire: From Africa To America (08 Edition)
Slavery and the British Empire: From Africa To America (08 Edition)
by Kenneth Morgan
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Slavery and the British Empire provides a clear overview of the entire history of British involvement with slavery and the slave trade, from the Cape Colony to the Caribbean. The book combines economic, social, political, cultural, and demographic... (read more)

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Servants of the People: the 1960S Legacy of African American Leadership (2ND 09 Edition)
Servants of the People: the 1960S Legacy of African American Leadership (2ND 09 Edition)
by Lea E. Williams
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The repressive climate of racial hatred in America that spawned the 1960s civil rights movement also galvanized a generation of bold, persuasive, driven leaders who embodied the qualities of servant leadership. In a time of conflict, turmoil, and... (read more)

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Diverse Worship : African-american, Caribbean and Hispanic Perspectives (00 Edition)
Diverse Worship : African-american, Caribbean and Hispanic Perspectives (00 Edition)
by Pedrito U. Maynard-reid
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Pedrito Maynard-Reid explores the multiethnic dimensions of worship by looking at African American, Caribbean and Hispanic contexts of worship.... (read more)

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North Carolina Slave Narratives (05 Edition)
North Carolina Slave Narratives (05 Edition)
by William L. Andrews
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The autobiographies of former slaves contributed powerfully to the abolitionist movement in the United States, fanning national--even international--indignation against the evils of slavery. The four texts gathered here are all from North Carolina slaves... (read more)

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Soul Talk : New Spirituality of African American Women (01 Edition)
Soul Talk : New Spirituality of African American Women (01 Edition)
by Akasha Gloria Hull
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• A celebration of the journey of African-American women toward a new spirituality grounded in social awareness, black American tradition, metaphysics, and heightened creativity. • Features illuminating insights from Alice Walker, Toni Cade... (read more)

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Black Music in Harlem Renaissance (90 Edition)
Black Music in Harlem Renaissance (90 Edition)
by Samuel A. (ed.) Floyd
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Paper edition of the 1990 Greenwood Press work which was initiated as a special issue of Black Music Research Journal but grew too big for that format. Ten essays address a variety of subjects connected with African-American music of the 1920s, e.g... (read more)

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History and Memory in African-american Culture (94 Edition)
History and Memory in African-american Culture (94 Edition)
by Genevieve (ed.) Fabre
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As Nathan Huggins once stated, altering American history to account fully for the nation's black voices would change the tone and meaning--the frame and the substance--of the entire story. Rather than a sort of Pilgrim's Progress tale of bold ascent and... (read more)

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Rise of African Slavery in the Americas (00 Edition)
Rise of African Slavery in the Americas (00 Edition)
by David Eltis
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Explores the paradox of the concurrent development of slavery and freedom in the European domains.... (read more)

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Crowns
Crowns
by Michael Cunningham
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Cunningham and Marberry offer a celebration of the style, pride, and verve of African-American women and their hats in magnificent photos and engaging essays. 50 photos.... (read more)

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The MIS-Education of the Negro
The MIS-Education of the Negro
by Carter Godw Woodson
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Originally released in 1933, The Mis-Education of the Negro continues to resonate today, raising questions that readers are still trying to answer. The impact of slavery on the Black psyche is explored and questions are raised about our education system,... (read more)

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African Slavery in Latin America and the Caribbean (2ND 07 Edition)
African Slavery in Latin America and the Caribbean (2ND 07 Edition)
by Herbert S. Klein
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A leading authority on Latin American slavery has produced a major and original work on the subject. Covering not only Spanish but also Portuguese and French regions, and encompassing the latest research on the plantation system as well as on mining and... (read more)

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Chain of Change : Struggles for Black Community Development (81 Edition)
Chain of Change : Struggles for Black Community Development (81 Edition)
by Mel King
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Chain of Change is a history of the black community in Boston from the fifties through the seventies. Mel King shows how black consciousness and power have developed through the struggles around jobs, housing, education, and politics. For the future he... (read more)

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Black Atlantic Politics : Dilemmas of Political Empowerment in Boston and Liverpool (00 Edition)
Black Atlantic Politics : Dilemmas of Political Empowerment in Boston and Liverpool (00 Edition)
by William E. Nelson
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This first comprehensive comparative study of Black politics focuses on American and British settings -- Boston and Liverpool. The author argues that Black communities on both sides of the Atlantic face a host of social, economic, and political... (read more)

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Two Princes of Calabar : an Eighteenth-century Atlantic Odyssey (04 Edition)
Two Princes of Calabar : an Eighteenth-century Atlantic Odyssey (04 Edition)
by Randy J. Sparks
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In 1767, two "princes" of a ruling family in the port of Old Calabar, on the slave coast of Africa, were ambushed and captured by English slavers. The princes, Little Ephraim Robin John and Ancona Robin Robin John, were themselves slave traders who were... (read more)

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