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African American Studies



link to catalog page ANTHONY, Designing for Diversity

Designing for Diversity

Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in the Architectural Profession

Author: Kathryn H. Anthony
Pub Date: 2007

A powerful statement about the repercussions of discrimination and the benefits of diversity in architecture   learn more...
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link to catalog page JULES-ROSETTE, Josephine Baker in Art and Life

Josephine Baker in Art and Life

The Icon and the Image

Author: Bennetta Jules-Rosette
Pub Date: March 2007

Beyond biography: a legendary performer’s legacy of imagery and symbolism   learn more...
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link to catalog page SALVATORE, We All Got History

We All Got History

The Memory Books of Amos Webber

Author: Nick Salvatore
Pub Date: December 2007

An amazingly rich window onto a lost world of African American history   learn more...
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link to catalog page JEFFRIES, Black Power in the Belly of the Beast Author: Edited by Judson L. Jeffries
Pub Date: November 2006

The first serious study of the diverse organizations associated with the resurgence of Black nationalism in the 1960s   learn more...
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link to catalog page KNUPFER, The Chicago Black Renaissance and Women's Activism Author: Anne Meis Knupfer
Pub Date: March 2006

The untold story of the prodigious activism of African American women on Chicago's south side   learn more...
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link to catalog page AARIM-HERIOT, Chinese Immigrants, African Americans, and Racial Anxiety in the United States, 1848-82 Author: Najia Aarim-Heriot
Pub Date: Cloth: 2003; Paper: 2006

Comparisons of the treatment of the Chinese and African-Americans in the U.S. in the 19th century   learn more...
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link to catalog page WEAVER, Medical Revolutionaries

Medical Revolutionaries

The Enslaved Healers of Eighteenth-Century Saint Domingue

Author: Karol K. Weaver
Pub Date: September 2006

How slave healers inspired the Haitian Revolution, toppled the slave system in Saint Domingue, and led to the loss of France’s most productive New World colony   learn more...
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link to catalog page PFEIFER, Rough Justice

Rough Justice

Lynching and American Society, 1874-1947

Author: Michael J. Pfeifer
Pub Date: 2006

The history of lynching’s transformation from collective, popular violence to state-sanctioned, sanitized execution   learn more...
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link to catalog page SALVATORE, Singing in a Strange Land

Singing in a Strange Land

C. L. Franklin, the Black Church, and the Transformation of America

Author: Nick Salvatore
Pub Date: July 2006

The remarkable biography of a magnetic leader, a very human man, and the father of “the Queen of Soul”   learn more...
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link to catalog page, White Slave Crusades

White Slave Crusades

Race, Gender, and Anti-vice Activism, 1887-1917

Author: Brian Donovan
Pub Date: December 2006

Forced prostitution, moralism, and the narratives of prejudice   learn more...
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