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African American Studies



link to catalog page, Beauty Shop Politics

Beauty Shop Politics

African American Women's Activism in the Beauty Industry

Author: Tiffany M. Gill
Pub Date: March 2010

A bold reassessment of black beauty salons as vital sites for social change   learn more...
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link to catalog page MARTIN, Benching Jim Crow

Benching Jim Crow

The Rise and Fall of the Color Line in Southern College Sports, 1890-1980

Author: Charles H. Martin
Pub Date: August 2010

A benchmark study of racial exclusion in college athletics   learn more...
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link to catalog page ROBERTSON, Christian Sisterhood, Race Relations, and the YWCA, 1906-46 Author: Nancy Marie Robertson
Pub Date: Cloth: 2007; Paper: 2010

Black and white women's struggles over race relations in the YWCA and beyond   learn more...
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Freeing Charles

The Struggle to Free a Slave on the Eve of the Civil War

Author: Scott Christianson
Pub Date: February 2010

The dramatic, daring rescue of a fugitive slave   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Freud Upside Down

Freud Upside Down

African American Literature and Psychoanalytic Culture

Author: Badia Sahar Ahad
Pub Date: November 2010

A salient take on psychoanalysis as a cultural phenomenon, intersecting with African American literature   learn more...
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link to catalog page RAHIER, Global Circuits of Blackness

Global Circuits of Blackness

Interrogating the African Diaspora

Author: Edited by Jean Muteba Rahier, Percy C. Hintzen, and Felipe Smith
Pub Date: November 2010

Locating and connecting diasporic identities on the global scene   learn more...
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link to catalog page VALK, Radical Sisters

Radical Sisters

Second-Wave Feminism and Black Liberation in Washington, D.C.

Author: Anne M. Valk
Pub Date: 2010

How racial and class differences influenced the modern women's movement   learn more...
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link to catalog page BERRY, “Swing the Sickle for the Harvest Is Ripe”

“Swing the Sickle for the Harvest Is Ripe”

Gender and Slavery in Antebellum Georgia

Author: Daina Ramey Berry
Pub Date: Cloth: 2007; Paper: 2010

Examining how labor and economy shaped family life for both women and men among the enslaved   learn more...
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link to catalog page BOWER, African American Foodways

African American Foodways

Explorations of History and Culture

Author: Edited by Anne L. Bower
Pub Date: January 2009

Moving beyond catfish and collard greens to the soul of African American cooking   learn more...
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link to catalog page HINE, Black Europe and the African Diaspora Author: Edited by Darlene Clark Hine, Trica Danielle Keaton, and Stephen Small
Pub Date: October 2009

Multifaceted analyses of the African diaspora in Europe   learn more...
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