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  1. Haitian History

    New Perspectives

    Edited by Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Despite Haiti's proximity to the United States, and its considerable importance to our own history, Haiti barely registered in the historic consciousness of most Americans until recently. Those who struggled to understand Haiti's suffering in the earthquake of 2010 often spoke of it as the poorest...

    Published August 26th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Blackness and Transatlantic Irish Identity

    Celtic Soul Brothers

    By Lauren Onkey

    Series: Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

    Blackness and Transatlantic Irish Identity analyzes the long history of imagined and real relationships between the Irish and African-Americans since the mid-nineteenth century in popular culture and literature. Irish writers and political activists have often claimed - and thereby created - a "...

    Published July 10th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Red Activists and Black Freedom

    James and Esther Jackson and the Long Civil Rights Revolution

    Edited by David Levering Lewis, Michael H. Nash, Daniel J. Leab

    This book deals with the forgotten history of the civil rights movement. The American Left played a significant part in the origins of that movement, whose history has traditionally been focused on the later 1940's and early 1950's. This approach needs serious re-thinking in light of what took...

    Published May 29th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Race, Remembering, and Jim Crow’s Teachers

    By Hilton Kelly

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    This book explores a profoundly negative narrative about legally segregated schools in the United States being "inherently inferior" compared to their white counterparts. However, there are overwhelmingly positive counter-memories of these schools as "good and valued" among former students,...

    Published May 29th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Race, Social Science and the Crisis of Manhood, 1890-1970

    We are the Supermen

    By Malinda Alaine Lindquist

    Series: Routledge Studies in African American History

    Black Social Science and the Crisis of Manhood, 1890-1970 describes the young black male crisis, why we are largely unfamiliar with the story of the black superman, and why this matters to contemporary debates. It does so by returning to the work of those original black social scientists to explore...

    Published April 11th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The African American People

    A Global History

    By Molefi Kete Asante

    The African American People is the first history of the African American people to take a global look at the role African Americans have played in the world. Author Molefi Kete Asante synthesizes the familiar tale of history’s effect on the African people who found themselves forcibly part of the...

    Published December 4th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Harlem Renaissance in the American West

    The New Negro's Western Experience

    Edited by Cary D Wintz, Bruce A. Glasrud

    Series: New Directions in American History

    The Harlem Renaissance, an exciting period in the social and cultural history of the US, has over the past few decades re-established itself as a watershed moment in African American history. However, many of the African American communities outside the urban center of Harlem that participated in...

    Published September 18th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

    African American Reform Rhetoric and the Rise of a Modern Nation State

    By Michael Stancliff

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    A prominent early feminist, abolitionist, and civil rights advocate, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper wrote and spoke across genres and reform platforms during the turbulent second half of the nineteenth century. Her invention of a new commonplace language of moral character drew on the persuasive and...

    Published August 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  9. Race and National Power

    A Sourcebook of Black Civil Rights from 1862 to 1954

    By Christopher Waldrep

    In American history, students are taught about the three branches of government. Most of the time is spent learning about the Executive and the Legislative bodies, but the Judicial branch has had a monumental effect on the course of American history, and nowhere is this more apparent than in the...

    Published July 13th 2010 by Routledge

  10. African Americans and the Presidency

    The Road to the White House

    Edited by Bruce A. Glasrud, Cary D. Wintz

    African Americans and the Presidency explores the long history of African American candidates for President and Vice President, examining the impact of each candidate on the American public, as well as the contribution they all made toward advancing racial equality in America. Each chapter takes...

    Published November 24th 2009 by Routledge