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  1. Sex and Race in the Black Atlantic

    Mulatto Devils and Multiracial Messiahs

    By Daniel McNeil

    Series: Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

    This is the first book to place the self-fashioning of mixed-race individuals in the context of a Black Atlantic. Drawing on a wide range of sources and a diverse cast of characters – from the diaries, letters, novels and plays of femme fatales in Congo and the United States to the advertisements,...

    Published May 16th 2011 by Routledge

  2. True to the Language Game

    African American Discourse, Cultural Politics, and Pedagogy

    By Keith Gilyard

    In True to the Language Game, Keith Gilyard, one of the major African American figures to emerge in language and cultural studies, makes his most seminal work available in one volume. This collection of new and previously published essays contains Gilyard’s most relevant scholarly contributions to...

    Published March 21st 2011 by Routledge

  3. Africa, Cultural Studies and Difference

    Edited by Keyan Tomaselli, Handel Kashope Wright

    Cultural Studies has evolved and continues to evolve primarily along regional lines. However uncomfortable this might be, the genie of British cultural studies cannot be returned to the bottle of history. Thus, national versions of cultural studies have arisen in a few African countries. This book...

    Published February 14th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Ethiopia in Transit

    Millennial Quest for Stability and Continuity

    Edited by Pietro Toggia, Abebe Zegeye

    The writings in this edition explore historical and contemporary issues in Ethiopia as the country underwent change and celebrated its new millennium. However, despite the recognizance of socio-economic and political changes, Ethiopia still faces enduring problems and challenges to its stability...

    Published February 4th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Violence, Visual Culture, and the Black Male Body

    By Cassandra Jackson

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    From early photographs of disfigured slaves to contemporary representations of bullet-riddled rappers, images of wounded black men have long permeated American culture. While scholars have fittingly focused on the ever-present figure of the hypermasculine black male, little consideration has...

    Published August 25th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Recharting the Black Atlantic

    Modern Cultures, Local Communities, Global Connections

    Edited by Annalisa Oboe, Anna Scacchi

    Series: Routledge Research in Atlantic Studies

    This book focuses on the migrations and metamorphoses of black bodies, practices, and discourses around the Atlantic, particularly with regard to current issues such as questions of identity, political and human rights, cosmopolitics, and mnemo-history....

    Published July 14th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Whose Black Politics?

    Cases in Post-Racial Black Leadership

    Edited by Andra Gillespie

    The past decade has witnessed the emergence of a new vanguard in African American political leaders. They came of age after Jim Crow segregation and the Civil Rights Movement, they were raised in integrated neighborhoods and educated in majority white institutions, and they are more likely to...

    Published December 21st 2009 by Routledge

  8. Keeping Faith

    Philosophy and Race in America

    By Cornel West

    Series: Routledge Classics

    'The sheer range of West's interests and insights is staggering and exemplary: he appears equally comfortable talking about literature, ethics, art, jurisprudence, religion, and popular-cultural forms.' - Artforum Keeping Faith is a rich, moving and deeply personal collection of essays from one of...

    Published September 11th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Reel to Real

    Race, Sex and Class at the Movies

    By bell hooks

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Movies matter – that is the message of Reel to Real, bell hooks’ classic collection of essays on film. They matter on a personal level, providing us with unforgettable moments, even life-changing experiences and they can confront us, too, with the most profound social issues of race, sex and...

    Published September 11th 2008 by Routledge

  10. How the Irish Became White

    By Noel Ignatiev

    Series: Routledge Classics

    '…from time to time a study comes along that truly can be called ‘path breaking,’ ‘seminal,’ ‘essential,’ a ‘must read.’ How the Irish Became White is such a study.' John Bracey, W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies, University of Massachussetts, Amherst The Irish came to America in...

    Published September 11th 2008 by Routledge