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A Soviet Journey

A Critical Annotated Edition

by Alex La Guma & Blanche La Guma

<p>In 1978, the South African activist and novelist Alex La Guma (1925–1985) published <em>A Soviet Journey</em>, a memoir of his travels in the Soviet Union. Today it stands as one of the longest and most substantive first-hand accounts of the ...

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Abiyamo: Motherhood Incarnate

by Wale Owoeye

<p><strong>ABIYAMO</strong>*: MOTHERHOOD INCARNATE* is a monograph about Yoruba tradition of motherhood, detailing its evolutionary phases from childhood to adulthood when a woman becomes betrothed to become a mother.</p> <p>The book spotlights

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Aboriginal Pathways: in Southeast Queensland and the Richmond River 

by Steele, John Gladstone

The first European chroniclers of Indigenous Culture in Australia looked for the sensational, often neglecting its more significant features. In his fourth book on Queensland's early history, J. G. Steele corrects this imbalance with a detailed ...

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Africa in Fragments

Essays on Nigeria, Africa, and Global Africanity

by Moses E. Ochonu

<p>*Africa in Fragments *is one of a few texts to tackle many topics on the position and challenges of Africa, its peoples, and its diaspora in the world today. It is part of a new genre that makes old and new academic debates on the problems ...

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Africa Through Structuration Theory: Outline of the FS (Fear and Self-scrutiny) Methodology of Ubuntu

by Mboyo, Elonga

Despite all the talk about African Renaissance, much of the continent is plagued by poverty and instability. To break out of that cycle, the guardians of African heritage (the old independence freedom fighters turned political leaders and their ...

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African Independence

How Africa Shapes the World

by Tukufu Zuberi, PBS's History Detectives and Professor

<p><em>African Independence</em> highlights the important role Africa has played in recent history and the significant role it will continue to play in the future of America and the globe. In a world where much of the power and wealth remains ...

ISBN: 9781442216433

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African-American Social and Political Thought

1850-1920

by Howard Brotz & B.William Austin

<p>In bringing together the most characteristic and serious writings by black scholars, authors, journalists, and educators from the years that preceded the modem civil rights movement, 'African-American Social and Political Thought' provides a ...

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Africana Theory, Policy, and Leadership

by Jr. Conyers

<p><em>Africana Theory, Policy, and Leadership</em> is an eclectic work that examines Africana issues from multiple angles, including literature, ethnography, gender, aesthetics, and diversity. The contributors to this volume add unique and ...

ISBN: 9781351533584

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Against the Odds

Blacks in the Profession of Medicine in the United States

by Wilbur Watson

<p>&quot;Racial separatism, gender discrimination, and white dominance have historically thwarted black Americans' occupational aspirations. Access to medical education has also been limited, and mobility within the profession, leading to ...

ISBN: 9781351533348

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Americans from Africa

Old Memories, New Moods

by Peter I. Rose

<p>This book is the second of a two-volume set exploring the controversies about the experiences of Americans from Africa. It contains essays on the roots of protest, including the original &quot;Confessions of Nat Turner;&quot; the background ...

ISBN: 9781351532266

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Among the Garifuna

Family Tales and Ethnography from the Caribbean Coast

by Marilyn McKillop Wells

<p><em>Among the Garifuna</em> is the first ethnographic narrative of a Garifuna family. The Garifuna are descendants of the “Black Carib,” whom the British deposited on Roatan Island in 1797 and who settled along the Caribbean coast from Belize

ISBN: 9780817388249

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Anti-Black Racism in Early Modern English Drama

The Other “Other”

by Matthieu Chapman

<p>This is the first book to deploy the methods and ensemble of questions from Afro-pessimism to engage and interrogate the methods of Early Modern English studies. Using contemporary Afro-pessimist theories to provide a foundation for ...

ISBN: 9781317195511

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Anywhere But Here: Black Intellectuals in the Atlantic World and Beyond

by Radcliffe, Kendahl

Recent scholarship that expands the boundaries of Paul Gilroy's <i>The Black Atlantic</i> ...

ISBN: 9781628461565

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Beyond the Boundaries

A New Structure of Ambition in African American Politics

by Georgia A. Persons

<p>In the past, African American aspirations for political offi ce were assumed to be limited to areas with sizeable black population bases. By and large, black candidates have rarely been successful in statewide or national elections. This has ...

ISBN: 9781351313902

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Black and Blur

by Fred Moten

<p>&quot;Taken as a trilogy, <em>consent not to be a single being</em> is a monumental accomplishment: a brilliant theoretical intervention that might be best described as a powerful case for blackness as a category of analysis.&quot;—Brent ...

ISBN: 9780822372226

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Black and White Styles in Conflict

by Thomas Kochman

<p>&quot;Goes a long way toward showing a lay audience the value, integrity, and aesthetic sensibility of black culture, and moreover the conflicts which arise when its values are treated as deviant version of majority ones.&quot;—Marjorie ...

ISBN: 9780226112251

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Black Bodies, Black Rights

The Politics of Quilombolismo in Contemporary Brazil

by Elizabeth Farfán-Santos

Under a provision in the Brazilian constitution, rural black communities identified as the modern descendants of quilombos—runaway slave communities—are promised land rights as a form of reparations for the historic exclusion of blacks from land

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Black Families

Interdisciplinary Perspectives

by James B. Stewart & Harold E. Cheatham

<p> The condition and characteristics of the black family have been subjects of intense debate since at least the 1960s, when the Moynihan Report and the culture of poverty theses held sway. Since then a consistent theme has been that black ...

ISBN: 9781351316309

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Black Female Sexualities

by Trimiko Melancon, Kimberly Juanita Brown, Courtney J. Patterson & others

<p>Western culture has long regarded black female sexuality with a strange mix of fascination and condemnation, associating it with everything from desirability, hypersexuality, and liberation to vulgarity, recklessness, and disease. Yet even as

ISBN: 9780813572857

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Black in China

A Black man experiences racism - in China and the United States

by Aaron A. Vessup

Black in China tells the dynamic story of Aaron A. Vessup, a Black American teacher who, after decades of living in the shadow of America's racism, makes the radical decision to travel 8,000 miles to find a new future as an educator in China. ...

ISBN: 9789888422180

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