Books in category Social Science – Ethnic Studies

  • Inside the New China

    Inside the New China
    Gene Ayres

    This revised paperback edition of the author's earlier work, A Billion to One, is a vivid, intimate account of China as it is today.

  • African American Social and Political Thought

    African-American Social and Political Thought
    Howard Brotz

    The volume offers a deep history of how the terms of contemporary debate over the future of black Americans were formed. The writings assembled here reveal a tension and a thread between two essential poles of thought.

  • Chickahominy Indians Eastern Division

    Chickahominy Indians-Eastern Division

    The Chickahominy Indians-Eastern Division are the 21st century ancestors of the Indians who kept the colonizers alive and showed them how to grow the tobacco that made them rich.

  • Freedom Riders

    Freedom Riders
    Raymond Arsenault

    With characters and plot lines rivaling those of the most imaginative fiction, this is a tale of heroic sacrifice and unexpected triumph.

  • Lost Plays of the Harlem Renaissance 1920 1940

    Lost Plays of the Harlem Renaissance, 1920-1940
    James Vernon Hatch, Leo Hamalian

    A valuable contribution to African American literary and theatrical scholarship, this volume is a compilation of sixteen plays written during the Harlem Renaissance, brought together for the first time and set in a historical context.

  • Black Slaveowners

    Black Slaveowners
    Larry Koger

    Examining South Carolina's diverse population of African-American slaveowners, the book demonstrates that free African Americans widely embraced slavery as a viable economic system and that they–like their white counterparts–exploited the …

  • In Struggle

    In Struggle
    Clayborne Carson

    This sympathetic yet even-handed book records for the first time the complete story of SNCC's evolution, of its successes and its difficulties in the ongoing struggle to end white repression.

  • American Babylon

    American Babylon
    Robert O. Self

    American Babylon tells this story through Oakland and its nearby suburbs, tracing both the history of civil rights and black power politics as well as the history of suburbanization and home-owner politics.

  • The Great Maya Droughts

    The Great Maya Droughts
    Richardson Benedict Gill

    Drawing on knowledge of other prehistoric and historic droughts, The Great Maya Droughts is a useful study of the relationship of humans to their natural and physical environment.

  • Our Separate Ways

    Our Separate Ways
    Christina Greene

    In an in-depth community study of women in the civil rights movement, Christina Greene examines how several generations of black and white women, low-income as well as more affluent, shaped the struggle for black freedom in Durham, North …

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