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Forthcoming African-American history Books

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  1. Blacks, Mulattos, and the Dominican Nation

    By Franklin J. Franco

    Series: Classic Knowledge in Dominican Studies

    Blacks, Mulattos, and the Dominican Nation is the first English translation of the classic text Los negros, los mulatos y la nación dominicana by esteemed Dominican scholar Franklin J. Franco. Published in 1969, this book was the first systematic work on the role of Afro-descendants in Dominican...

    To Be Published May 19th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Black Citizenship and Authenticity in the Civil Rights Movement

    By Randolph Hohle

    Series: Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

    This book explains the emergence of two competing forms of black political representation that transformed the objectives and meanings of local action, created boundaries between national and local struggles for racial equality, and prompted a white response to the civil rights movement that set...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Black Conservatism

    Essays in Intellectual and Political History

    Edited by Peter Eisenstadt

    This volume is the first comprehensive examination of African American conservative thought and politics from the late eighteenth century to the present. The essays in the collection explore various aspects of African American conservatism, including biographical studies of abolitionist James...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Black Press and Black Baseball, 1915-1955

    A Devil’s Bargain

    By Brian Carroll

    Series: Routledge Research in Sports History

    This book brings into dramatic relief the dilemma, or devil's bargain, that faced the black press in first building up black baseball, then crusading for the sport's integration and, as a result of that largely successful campaign, ultimately encouraging and even ensuring the demise of those same...

    To Be Published July 17th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Harriet Tubman

    Slavery, the Civil War, and Civil Rights in the 19th Century

    By Kristen T. Oertel

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    Escaped slave, Civil War spy, scout, and nurse, and champion of women's suffrage, Harriet Tubman is an icon of heroism. Perhaps most famous for leading enslaved people to freedom through the Underground Railroad, Tubman was dubbed "Moses" by followers. But abolition and the close of the Civil War...

    To Be Published August 20th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Sojourner Truth

    Prophet of Social Justice

    By Isabelle Kinnard Richman

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    Although Sojourner Truth was born into bondage and cruel oppression, in liberation, she emerged as a leader in the most radical causes of her era. She travelled the country, an outspoken and riveting presence in the struggles for the abolition of slavery and women’s suffrage. While her role in...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Rethinking the Black Freedom Movement

    By Yohuru R. Williams

    Series: American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

    The Civil Rights Movement is one of the most written-about and studied topics in American history. With all the information available though, it is easy for even the most enthusiastic reader to be overwhelmed. In Rethinking the Black Freedom Movement, Yohuru Williams has synthesized the most...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. African American Leaders

    Edited by Ronald W. Walters

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge

  9. Toni Morrison

    Life, Liberty, and Literature

    By Veronica Hendrick

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    Toni Morrison is one of the most celebrated living authors. Her work, for which she received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993, vibrantly portrays American life from the Antebellum period to the present. Her best-selling novels and short stories have been adapted for theater and film,...

    To Be Published February 1st 2016 by Routledge

  10. Muhammad Ali

    Champion in a Changing America

    By Barbara L. Tischler

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    To Be Published April 1st 2016 by Routledge

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