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  • Black Police in America

    Black Police in America
    av W. Marvin Dulaney

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253210401

    "Clear, concise, and filled with new materials, the book sets a high standard . . . Scholars in African American, police, and urban history will all be grateful for what is certain to become a fundamental work in their fields." -The Alabama Review"A…

  • All the World Is Here!

    All the World Is Here!
    av Christopher Robert Reed

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253215352

    "This entrancing book looks at [the clash of class and caste within the black community] . . . . An important reexamination of African American history." -ChoiceThe 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago showed the world that America had come…

  • Crosswinds

    Crosswinds

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253207784

    "H[starred review] Powerful and rich, this outstanding contribution to theater arts is recommended for contemporary literature and black studies collections." -Library JournalEdited by award-winning U.S. playwright William Branch, this is a landmark…

  • Black Female Playwrights

    Black Female Playwrights

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253206237

    "Fine reading and a superb resource." -Ms."Highly recommended." -Library Journal"Perkins has chosen the plays well, and her issue-oriented introduction places the women and their works in a literary and historical context." -Choice"As well as being…

  • The Sexual Demon of Colonial Power

    The Sexual Demon of Colonial Power
    av Greg Thomas

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253218940

    The Sexual Demon of Colonial Power is a political, cultural, and intellectual study of race, sex, and Western empire. Greg Thomas interrogates a system that represents race, gender, sexuality, and class in certain systematic and oppressive ways. By…

  • The Sexual Demon of Colonial Power

    The Sexual Demon of Colonial Power
    av Greg Thomas

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253348418

    "The Sexual Demon of Colonial Power" is a political, cultural, and intellectual study of race, sex, and Western empire. Greg Thomas interrogates a system that represents race, gender, sexuality, and class in certain systematic and oppressive ways. B…

  • The World of the Haitian Revolution

    The World of the Haitian Revolution

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253220172

    In January 1804, the once wealthy colony of Saint-Domingue declared its independence from France and adopted the Amerindian name "Haiti." Independence was the outcome of the extraordinary uprising of the colony's slaves. Although a central event in…

  • A Turbulent Time

    A Turbulent Time

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253210869

    "Stimulating, incisive, insightful, sometimes revisionist, this volume is required reading for historians of comparative colonialism in an age of revolution." -Choice"[An] eminently original and intellectually exciting book." -William and Mary Quart…

  • A Turbulent Time

    A Turbulent Time

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253332479

    "Stimulating, incisive, insightful, sometimes revisionist, this volume is required reading for historians of comparative colonialism in an age of revolution." -Choice"[An] eminently original and intellectually exciting book." -William and Mary Quart…

  • Binding Cultures

    Binding Cultures
    av Gay Wilentz

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253207142

    "Wilentz . . . makes convincing arguments for the connections between African and Afro-American women's culture." -Nellie McKay"Wilentz's jargon-free, intelligent discussion . . . will appeal to students in African, African American, and women's lit…

  • Braided Relations, Entwined Lives

    Braided Relations, Entwined Lives
    av Cynthia M. Kennedy

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253346155

    "[A] stunning, deeply researched, and gracefully written social history." -Leslie Schwalm, University of IowaThis study of women in antebellum Charleston, South Carolina, looks at the roles of women in an urban slave society. Cynthia M. Kennedy take…

  • Nation of Cowards

    Nation of Cowards
    av David H. Ikard

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253006288

    In a speech from which Nation of Cowards derives its title, Attorney General Eric Holder argued forcefully that Americans today need to talk more-not less-about racism. This appeal for candid talk about race exposes the paradox of Barack Obama's his…

  • Cuba's Racial Crucible

    Cuba's Racial Crucible
    av Karen Y. Morrison

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253016461

    Since the 19th century, assertions of a common, racially-mixed Cuban identity based on acceptance of African descent have challenged the view of Cubans as racially white. For the past two centuries, these competing views of Cuban racial identity hav…

  • Cuba's Racial Crucible

    Cuba's Racial Crucible
    av Karen Y. Morrison

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253016546

    Since the 19th century, assertions of a common, racially-mixed Cuban identity based on acceptance of African descent have challenged the view of Cubans as racially white. For the past two centuries, these competing views of Cuban racial identity hav…

  • Archaeology of Atlantic Africa and the African Diaspora

    Archaeology of Atlantic Africa and the African Diaspora

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253349194

    This is the first book devoted to the archaeology of African life on both sides of the Atlantic; it highlights the importance of archaeology in completing the historical records of the Atlantic world's Africans. Archaeology of Atlantic Africa and th…

  • Archaeology of Atlantic Africa and the African Diaspora

    Archaeology of Atlantic Africa and the African Diaspora

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253221759

    This is the first book devoted to the archaeology of African life on both sides of the Atlantic; it highlights the importance of archaeology in completing the historical records of the Atlantic world's Africans. Archaeology of Atlantic Africa and th…

  • Blackness in Latin America and the Caribbean, Volume 2

    Blackness in Latin America and the Caribbean, Volume 2

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253211941

    If we are to understand the meanings of "blackness" in the African diaspora and elsewhere, we must critically examine the paradigms that have emerged from Euro-American racism and black liberation over the past five centuries. So argue the editors o…

  • Beyond Coloniality

    Beyond Coloniality
    av Aaron Kamugisha

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253036261

    Against the lethargy and despair of the contemporary Anglophone Caribbean experience, Aaron Kamugisha gives a powerful argument for advancing Caribbean radical thought as an answer to the conundrums of the present. Beyond Coloniality is an extended…

  • Deep Roots

    Deep Roots
    av Edda L. Fields-Black

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253016102

    Mangrove rice farming on West Africa's Rice Coast was the mirror image of tidewater rice plantations worked by enslaved Africans in 18th-century South Carolina and Georgia. This book reconstructs the development of rice-growing technology among the…

  • Deep Roots

    Deep Roots
    av Edda L. Fields-black

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253352194

    Mangrove rice farming on West Africa's Rice Coast was the mirror image of tidewater rice plantations worked by enslaved Africans in 18th-century South Carolina and Georgia. This book reconstructs the development of rice-growing technology among the…

  • Children's Literature of the Harlem Renaissance

    Children's Literature of the Harlem Renaissance
    av Katharine Capshaw Smith

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253218889

    "This readable and informative account . . . raises issues about the political and social intent of all children's literature. Essential." -ChoiceDuring the New Negro Renaissance, African American children's literature became a crucial medium throug…

  • The Slave's Rebellion

    The Slave's Rebellion
    av Adeleke Adeeko

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253217776

    Episodes of slave rebellions such as Nat Turner's are central to speculations on the trajectory of black history and the goal of black spiritual struggles. Using fiction, history, and oral poetry drawn from the United States, the Caribbean, and Afri…

  • The Slave's Rebellion

    The Slave's Rebellion
    av Adeleke Adeeko

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253345967

    Episodes of slave rebellions such as Nat Turner's are central to speculations on the trajectory of black history and the goal of black spiritual struggles. Using fiction, history, and oral poetry drawn from the United States, the Caribbean, and Afri…

  • Writing the Black Revolutionary Diva

    Writing the Black Revolutionary Diva
    av Kimberly Nichele Brown

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253222466

    Kimberly Nichele Brown examines how African American women since the 1970s have found ways to move beyond the "double consciousness" of the colonized text to develop a healthy subjectivity that attempts to disassociate black subjectivity from its co…

  • Writing the Black Revolutionary Diva

    Writing the Black Revolutionary Diva
    av Kimberly Nichele Brown

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253355256

    Kimberly Nichele Brown examines how African American women since the 1970s have found ways to move beyond the "double consciousness" of the colonized text to develop a healthy subjectivity that attempts to disassociate black subjectivity from its co…

  • Screenplays of the African American Experience

    Screenplays of the African American Experience

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253206336

    Six independent African American filmmakers, including Charles Burnett, director of the film To Sleep with Anger, are represented in this collection by screenplays produced from 1973 to 1989. They speak in their own voice, a black voice which has re…

  • Richard B. Moore, Caribbean Militant in Harlem

    Richard B. Moore, Caribbean Militant in Harlem

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253207593

    "[This] critical edition of a selection of Richard B. Moore's essays closes one more gap in the astonishing history of twentieth-century Afro-American nationalism." -Journal of American History"This first collection of Moore's writings . . . [is] a…

  • Contemporary African American Literature

    Contemporary African American Literature

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253006264

    In this volume, Lovalerie King and Shirley Moody-Turner have compiled a collection of essays that offer access to some of the most innovative contemporary black fiction while addressing important issues in current African American literary studies.…

  • Contemporary African American Literature

    Contemporary African American Literature

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253006257

    In this volume, Lovalerie King and Shirley Moody-Turner have compiled a collection of essays that offer access to some of the most innovative contemporary black fiction while addressing important issues in current African American literary studies.…

  • Comrades

    Comrades

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253219305

    The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense was founded in Oakland, California, in 1966 by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale. It was perhaps the most visible of the Black Power groups in the late 60s and early 70s, not least because of its confrontational…

  • Class, Race, and the Civil Rights Movement

    Class, Race, and the Civil Rights Movement
    av Jack M. Bloom

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253042460

    Race, Class, and the Civil Rights Movement is a unique sociohistorical analysis of the civil rights movement. In it, Jack M. Bloom analyzes the interaction between the economy and political systems in the South, which led to racial stratification. P…

  • Class, Race, and the Civil Rights Movement

    Class, Race, and the Civil Rights Movement
    av Jack M. Bloom

    Inbunden - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253042507

    Race, Class, and the Civil Rights Movement is a unique sociohistorical analysis of the civil rights movement. In it, Jack M. Bloom analyzes the interaction between the economy and political systems in the South, which led to racial stratification. P…

  • Gendering the African Diaspora

    Gendering the African Diaspora

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253221537

    This volume builds on and extends current discussions of the construction of gendered identities and the networks through which men and women engage diaspora. It considers the movement of people and ideas between the Caribbean and the Nigerian hinte…

  • Slavery and Identity

    Slavery and Identity
    av Mieko Nishida

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253342096

    Slavery and Identity narrates a peculiar sort of history of the "peculiar institution." Not about slavery per se, it looks at urban slavery in an Atlantic port city from the vantage point of enslaved Africans and their descendants, examining their s…

  • Blinded by the Whites

    Blinded by the Whites
    av David H. Ikard

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253010964

    The election of Barack Obama gave political currency to the (white) idea that Americans now live in a post-racial society. But the persistence of racial profiling, economic inequality between blacks and whites, disproportionate numbers of black pris…

  • Gold Coast Diasporas

    Gold Coast Diasporas
    av Walter C. Rucker

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253016942

    Although they came from distinct polities and peoples who spoke different languages, slaves from the African Gold Coast were collectively identified by Europeans as "Coromantee" or "Mina." Why these ethnic labels were embraced and how they were util…

  • Born in a Mighty Bad Land

    Born in a Mighty Bad Land
    av Jerry H. Bryant

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253215789

    The figure of the violent man in the African American imagination has a long history. He can be found in 19th-century bad man ballads like "Stagolee" and "John Hardy," as well as in the black convict recitations that influenced "gangsta" rap. "Born…

  • Our Mothers, Our Powers, Our Texts

    Our Mothers, Our Powers, Our Texts
    av Teresa N. Washington

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253345455

    Aje is a Yoruba word that signifies a spiritual power of vast potential, as well as the human beings who exercise that power. Although both men and women can have Aje, its owners and controllers are women, the literal and cosmic Mothers who are reve…

  • Color, Sex, and Poetry

    Color, Sex, and Poetry
    av Gloria T. Hull

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253204301

    " . . . absorbing biographical study . . . " -Black Enterprise"Meticulously researched and thoroughly engaging . . . " -Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature" . . . a splendid study . . . excellent . . . " -Choice"Color, Sex, and Poetry provides both…

  • Women in the Civil Rights Movement

    Women in the Civil Rights Movement

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253208323

    "[Women in the Civil Rights Movement] helps break the gender line that restricted women in civil rights history to background and backstage roles, and places them in front, behind, and in the middle of the Southern movement that re-made America. . .…

  • Blood Relations

    Blood Relations
    av Irma Watkins-Owens

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253210487

    In Blood Relations, Irma Watkins-Owens focuses on the complex interaction of African Americans and African Caribbeans in Harlem during the first decades of the 20th century. Between 1900 and 1930, 40,000 Caribbean immigrants settled in New York City…

  • Hine Sight

    Hine Sight
    av Darlene Clark Hine

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253211248

    "The history of African American women has become an important topic in the intellectual life of this country in the last fifteen years; and Darlene Clark Hine has been one of those most responsible for bringing the subject to its current level of i…

  • Seizing the New Day

    Seizing the New Day
    av Wilbert L. Jenkins

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253216090

    "Seizing the New Day is a good book, carefully researched, logically organized, and clearly written. . . . an excellent model for others who would study change at the local level in this fascinating period of American history. And the volume is hand…

  • Seizing the New Day

    Seizing the New Day
    av Wilbert L. Jenkins

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253333803

    "Seizing the New Day is a good book, carefully researched, logically organized, and clearly written. . . . an excellent model for others who would study change at the local level in this fascinating period of American history. And the volume is hand…

  • Bursting Bonds

    Bursting Bonds
    av William Pickens

    Inbunden - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253344960

  • Free and French in the Caribbean

    Free and French in the Caribbean
    av John Patrick Walsh

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253006271

    In Free and French in the Caribbean, John Patrick Walsh studies the writings of Toussaint Louverture and Aime Cesaire to examine how they conceived of and narrated two defining events in the decolonializing of the French Caribbean: the revolution th…

  • Free and French in the Caribbean

    Free and French in the Caribbean
    av John Patrick Walsh

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253006301

    In Free and French in the Caribbean, John Patrick Walsh studies the writings of Toussaint Louverture and Aime Cesaire to examine how they conceived of and narrated two defining events in the decolonializing of the French Caribbean: the revolution th…

  • Culture and African American Politics

    Culture and African American Politics
    av Charles P. Henry

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253327543

    "This is an original, interesting, and informative work, well worth reading." -Journal of American History"In a fascinating book replete with dozens of examples, Henry examines folktales, proverbs, songs, and sermons to illustrate how cultural value…

  • A Question of Manhood, Volume 2

    A Question of Manhood, Volume 2

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253214607

    A Question of Manhood: A Reader in Black Men's History and Masculinity, is the first anthology of historical studies focused on themes and issues central to the construction of Black masculinities. The editors identified these essays from among seve…

  • The Depression Comes to the South Side

    The Depression Comes to the South Side
    av Christopher Robert Reed

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253356529

    In the 1920s, the South Side was looked on as the new Black Metropolis, but by the turn of the decade that vision was already in decline-a victim of the Depression. In this timely book, Christopher Robert Reed explores early Depression-era politics…

  • Santeria from Africa to the New World

    Santeria from Africa to the New World
    av George Brandon

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253211149

    "On his own terms, Brandon more than fulfills his promise to take the reader on the transatlantic journey of the orisha and to explore the complexities of African memory in the diaspora." -American Historical Review"He adeptly addresses broader issu…

  • More Than Chattel

    More Than Chattel

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253210432

    ". . . a much-needed volume on a neglected topic that is of great interest to scholars of women, slavery, and African American history." -Drew FaustGender was a decisive force in shaping slave society. Slave men's experiences differed from those of…

  • Women and Slavery in the French Antilles, 1635-1848

    Women and Slavery in the French Antilles, 1635-1848
    av Bernard Moitt

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253214522

    Women and Slavery in the French Antilles, 1635-1848Bernard MoittExamines the reaction of black women to slavery.In Women and Slavery in the French Antilles, 1635-1848, Bernard Moitt argues that gender had a profound effect on the slave plantation sy…

  • Africans in Colonial Mexico

    Africans in Colonial Mexico
    av Herman L. Bennett

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253217752

    "This book charts new directions in thinking about the construction of new world identities. . . . Bennett does a masterful job." -Judith A. Byfield, DartmouthIn this study of the largest population of free and slave Africans in the New World, Herma…

  • Race and the Literary Encounter

    Race and the Literary Encounter
    av Lesley Larkin

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253017871

    What effect has the black literary imagination attempted to have on, in Toni Morrison's words, "a race of readers that understands itself to be 'universal' or race-free"? How has black literature challenged the notion that reading is a race-neutral…

  • Race and the Literary Encounter

    Race and the Literary Encounter
    av Lesley Larkin

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253017581

    What effect has the black literary imagination attempted to have on, in Toni Morrison's words, "a race of readers that understands itself to be 'universal' or race-free"? How has black literature challenged the notion that reading is a race-neutral…

  • African American Women in the Struggle for the Vote, 1850-1920

    African American Women in the Struggle for the Vote, 1850-1920
    av Rosalyn Terborg-Penn

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253211767

    "Rarely has a short book accomplished so much as Terborg-Penn's seminal work. With the utmost attention to detail Terborg-Penn examines the contributions of black suffragist stalwarts . . . It undoubtedly will become the definitive work on African A…

  • Private Politics And Public Voices

    Private Politics And Public Voices
    av Nikki Brown

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253348043

    This political history of middle-class African American women during World War I focuses on their patriotic activity and social work. Nearly 200,000 African American men joined the Allied forces in France. At home, black clubwomen raised more than $…

  • Artists, Performers, and Black Masculinity in the Haitian Diaspora

    Artists, Performers, and Black Masculinity in the Haitian Diaspora
    av Jana Evans Braziel

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253219787

    Jana Evans Braziel examines how Haitian diaspora writers, performance artists, and musicians address black masculinity through the Haitian Creole concept of gwo negs, or "big men." She focuses on six artists and their work: writer Dany Laferriere, d…

  • Freedom from Liberation

    Freedom from Liberation
    av Gerard Laurence Aching

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253016935

    By exploring the complexities of enslavement in the autobiography of Cuban slave-poet Juan Francisco Manzano (1797-1854), Gerard Aching complicates the universally recognized assumption that a slave's foremost desire is to be freed from bondage. As…

  • Rumba

    Rumba
    av Yvonne Daniel

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253209481

    Using dance anthropology to illuminate the values and attitudes embodied in rumba, Yvonne Daniel explores the surprising relationship between dance and the profound, complex changes in contemporary Cuba.From the barrio and streets to the theatre and…

  • African Cinema

    African Cinema
    av Manthia Diawara

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253207074

    "Manthia Diawara is quite simply the best critic (in any language) currently writing on African cinema." -Robert Stam"Diawara has produced a useful history, a cogent analysis, and, in his arguments on how African cinema should develop, an undoubtedl…