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Crosscurrents in African American History


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Writings on Black Women of the Diaspora: History, Language, and Identity

Writings on Black Women of the Diaspora: History, Language, and Identity

1st Edition

Lean'tin Bracks
April 16, 2019

First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Gender in the Civil Rights Movement

Gender in the Civil Rights Movement

1st Edition

Peter J. Ling, Sharon Monteith
January 17, 2019

First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Afro-Virginian History and Culture

Afro-Virginian History and Culture

1st Edition

John Saillant
August 26, 2016

The essays in this collection offer new evidence and new conclusions on topics in the history of African Americans in Virginia such as the demography of early slave imports, the means used to regulate slave labor, the situation of female hired slaves in the backcountry, African American women in...

The Slaves of Liberty: Freedom in Amite County, Mississippi, 1820-1868

The Slaves of Liberty: Freedom in Amite County, Mississippi, 1820-1868

1st Edition

Dale Edwyna Smith
May 13, 2016

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Moving On: Black Loyalists in the Afro-Atlantic World

Moving On: Black Loyalists in the Afro-Atlantic World

1st Edition

John W. Pulis
May 13, 2016

First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Unyielding Spirits: Black Women and Slavery in Early Canada and Jamaica

Unyielding Spirits: Black Women and Slavery in Early Canada and Jamaica

1st Edition

Maureen G. Elgersman
January 20, 2016

First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Black Conservatism: Essays in Intellectual and Political History

Black Conservatism: Essays in Intellectual and Political History

1st Edition

Peter Eisenstadt
May 21, 2015

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...

Contested Terrain: African American Women Migrate from the South to Cincinnati, 1900-1950

Contested Terrain: African American Women Migrate from the South to Cincinnati, 1900-1950

1st Edition

Beverly A. Bunch-Lyons
August 12, 2014

This in-depth study focuses on black women migrants to the North and in doing so examines the interaction of race, class, regionalism, and gender during the early years of the 20th century....

The Art of the Possible: Booker T. Washington and Black Leadership in the United States, 1881-1925

The Art of the Possible: Booker T. Washington and Black Leadership in the United States, 1881-1925

1st Edition

Kevern J. Verney
April 28, 2014

The Art of The Possible is a new study of the ideas and achievements of Booker T. Washington, the most influential African American leader of the period 1881-1915....

Historical Roots of the Urban Crisis: Blacks in the Industrial City, 1900-1950

Historical Roots of the Urban Crisis: Blacks in the Industrial City, 1900-1950

1st Edition

Henry L. Taylor Jr., Walter Hill
April 28, 2014

This collection of 12 new essays will tell the story of how the gradual transformation of industrial society into service-driven postindustrial society affected black life and culture in the city between 1900 and 1950, and it will shed light on the development of those forces that wreaked havoc in...

Problematizing Blackness: Self Ethnographies by Black Immigrants to the United States

Problematizing Blackness: Self Ethnographies by Black Immigrants to the United States

1st Edition

Jean Muteba Rahier, Percy Hintzen
January 30, 2014

This cutting-edge piece of scholarship studies the invisibility of the black migrants in popular consciousness and intellectual discourse in the United States through the interrogation of actual members of this community....

Rebels, Reformers, and Revolutionaries: Collected Essays and Second Thoughts

Rebels, Reformers, and Revolutionaries: Collected Essays and Second Thoughts

1st Edition

Douglas R. Egerton
September 03, 2013

This collection of essays examines the lives and thoughts of three interrelated Southern groups - enslaved rebels, conservative white reformers, and white revolutionaries -presenting a clear and cogent understanding of race, reform, and conservatism in early American history....

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