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African American Studies



link to catalog page BARRETT, Racial Blackness and the Discontinuity of Western Modernity Author: Lindon Barrett
Pub Date: January 2014

A stunning delineation of the roots of racial blackness   learn more...

link to catalog page THOMPSON, Ring Shout, Wheel About

Ring Shout, Wheel About

The Racial Politics of Music and Dance in North American Slavery

Author: Katrina Dyonne Thompson
Pub Date: February 2014

A stage-level view of black musical performance and early American conceptualizations of race   learn more...

link to catalog page REED, The Rise of Chicago's Black Metropolis, 1920-1929 Author: Christopher Robert Reed
Pub Date: Cloth: 2011; Paper: March 2014

Assessing the roles of religion, politics, and class in the golden decade of black business   learn more...

link to catalog page PFEIFER, The Roots of Rough Justice

The Roots of Rough Justice

Origins of American Lynching

Author: Michael J. Pfeifer
Pub Date: Cloth: 2011; Paper: January 2014

A social history of the emergence of lynching in America   learn more...

link to catalog page LAUSE, A Secret Society History of the Civil War Author: Mark A. Lause
Pub Date: Cloth: 2011; Paper: September 2014

Unraveling the influence and power of antebellum secret societies   learn more...

link to catalog page WEINER, Sex, Sickness, and Slavery

Sex, Sickness, and Slavery

Illness in the Antebellum South

Author: Marli F. Weiner
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: September 2014

How white Southern doctors used science to defend slavery   learn more...

link to catalog page MCGOWAN, Spike Lee Author: Todd McGowan
Pub Date: February 2014

The filmmaker's style of excess, as revealed through an examination of the history and art of his films   learn more...

link to catalog page GOLD, When Tenants Claimed the City

When Tenants Claimed the City

The Struggle for Citizenship in New York City Housing

Author: Roberta Gold
Pub Date: April 2014

The fight for tenant community rights in defiance of the new suburban American Dream   learn more...

link to catalog page LUCANDER, Winning the War for Democracy

Winning the War for Democracy

The March on Washington Movement, 1941-1946

Author: David Lucander
Pub Date: September 2014

The history of an overlooked civil rights group fighting for justice during World War II   learn more...

link to catalog page HIGASHIDA, Black Internationalist Feminism

Black Internationalist Feminism

Women Writers of the Black Left, 1945-1995

Author: Cheryl Higashida
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: August 2013

Radicalism and Black feminism in postwar women's writing   learn more...

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