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Interzones: Black/White Sex Districts in Chicago and New York in the Early Twentieth Century
Interzones
Black/White Sex Districts in Chicago and New York in the Early Twentieth Century
Paperback      ISBN: 0231104936
At the height of the Great Migration and the Progressive era, interracial sex districts began to appear in the urban American landscape. Interzones weaves the growth of cities and the development of commercialized leisure into an account of how the sexual color line was drawn - and how it was crossed. From black female prostitution to homosexual couples, from taxi dance halls to speakeasies, Kevin J. Mumford reconstructs the mixed-race underworld to reveal how these subcultures transformed not only race relations, but American culture as well.
And We Are Not Saved: The Elusive Quest for Racial Justice
And We Are Not Saved
The Elusive Quest for Racial Justice
Paperback      ISBN: 046500329x
A distinguished legal scholar and civil rights activist employs a series of dramatic fables and dialogues to probe the foundations of America’s racial attitudes and raise disturbing questions about the nature of our society.
White Lies White Power: The Fight Against White Supremacy and Reactionary Violence
White Lies White Power
The Fight Against White Supremacy and Reactionary Violence
Paperback      ISBN: 1567510507
English Society in the Eighteenth Century
English Society in the Eighteenth Century
Paperback      ISBN: 0140138196
A portrait of 18th century England, from its princes to its paupers, from its metropolis to its smallest hamlet. The topics covered include - diet, housing, prisons, rural festivals, bordellos, plays, paintings, and work and wages.
The Content of Our Character: A New Vision of Race in America
The Content of Our Character
A New Vision of Race in America
Paperback      ISBN: 006097415x
Essays argue that Blacks are more oppressed by doubt than racism, looks at the origins of racial conflict in America, and assess the failures of social policies designed to lessen racial differences
Jews in Minnesota
Jews in Minnesota
Paperback      ISBN: 0873514181
Although never more than a small percentage of the Minnesota's population, Jews have made a remarkable contribution to the state in business, politics, and education.
Arab and Jew: Wounded Spirits in a Promised Land
Arab and Jew
Wounded Spirits in a Promised Land
Paperback      ISBN: 0142002291
The "New York Times" chief correspondent in Israel examines the Arab and Jewish cultures and probes the ways in which the two peoples have sought to accomodate themselves in living together.
Road to Wigan Pier
Road to Wigan Pier
Paperback      ISBN: 0156767503
George Orwell's observations on the appalling living conditions of the unemployed of northern England in 1937, includes evaluations of middle class prejudice and apathy, and a criticism of socialism
Germans in Minnesota
Germans in Minnesota
Paperback      ISBN: 0873514548
Germans are the largest single immigrant group in Minnesota history and perhaps its most invisible. Exploring this paradox, author Kathleen Neils Conzen recounts the struggles and triumphs of the Germans who transformed acres of wilderness into productive farms and brought to America their love of art, music, and sociability. She not only discusses the well-known enclaves in Brown and Stearns Counties but also looks at the smaller communities and the Twin Cities. In recent times, a renewed interest in German heritage can be seen in towns like New Ulm, home to the statue of Hermann the German and Heritagefest, the annual summer ethnic festival.
A Country of Strangers: Blacks and Whites in America
A Country of Strangers
Blacks and Whites in America
Paperback      ISBN: 0679734546
A study of race in America analyzes a range of black-white stereotypes and misconceptions, the ways in which blacks and whites interpret each other's behavior, and the divisive assumptions that damage racial harmony. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.