African-American Studies
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Within the Plantation Household: Black and White Women of the Old South
Within the Plantation Household
Black and White Women of the Old South
Paperback      ISBN: 080784232x
Discusses how class, race, and gender shaped women's experiences in the South
Lady Sings the Blues/With a Revised Discography
Lady Sings the Blues/With a Revised Discography
Paperback      ISBN: 0140067620
Billie Holiday describes her early childhood in an East Baltimore ghetto, her career as an internationally acclaimed jazz vocalist, and her years in bondage to a drug habit
Uncommon Ground: Archaeology and Early African America, 1650–1800
Uncommon Ground
Archaeology and Early African America, 1650–1800
Paperback      ISBN: 1560980591
Uses information gathered over the last quarter century to describe life as a slave, and discusses the study of past African-American life
The Coming of Age in Mississippi
The Coming of Age in Mississippi
Paperback      ISBN: 0440314887
Anne Moody provides a first person account of growing up black in the rural south during the nineteen forties and fifties.
Jelly's Last Jam
Jelly's Last Jam
Paperback      ISBN: 1559360690
Dramatizes the life of Jelly Roll Morton, pianist, composer, and self-proclaimed inventor of jazz
Century of Struggle: The Woman's Rights Movement in the United States
Century of Struggle
The Woman's Rights Movement in the United States
Paperback      ISBN: 0674106539
Details the struggle for women's voting rights, one of the great social movements in American history.
I Wonder As I Wander: An Autobiographical Journey
I Wonder As I Wander
An Autobiographical Journey
Paperback      ISBN: 0809015501
The American author recalls and reflects on the people and places he encountered in his world travels during the 1930's
Booker T. Washington: The Wizard of Tuskegee, 1901-1915
Booker T. Washington
The Wizard of Tuskegee, 1901-1915
Paperback      ISBN: 0195042298
A chronicle of Washington's last fifteen years reviews his accomplishments and explains how he gained strong political influence
Race Matters
Race Matters
Paperback      ISBN: 0679749861
Looks at the issues facing African Americans, including the new Black conservatism, Black-Jewish relations, discrimination, racial sterotypes, and despair
When and Where I Enter: The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America
When and Where I Enter
The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America
2nd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0688146503
Drawing on extensive research in speeches, diaries, letters, and other original sources, this interpretive history assesses the contributions of numerous uncelebrated Black women to the causes of political and sexual equality. Reissue.