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Product Description: Robert K. Martin Prize for Best Book - 2016“An innovative interpretation of antebellum black literature as well as a timely contribution to the growing body of scholarship on health and the black body in slavery and freedom.”—Erica L...read more

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9780813062570 | Univ Pr of Florida, April 26, 2016, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: Robert K.

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Product Description: How Blacks Built America examines the many positive and dramatic contributions made by African Americans to this country over its long history. Almost all public and scholarly discussion of African Americans accenting their distinctive societal position, especially discussion outside black communities, has emphasized either stereotypically negative features or the negative socioeconomic conditions that they have long faced because of systemic racism...read more

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9780415703284 | Routledge, August 4, 2015, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: How Blacks Built America examines the many positive and dramatic contributions made by African Americans to this country over its long history.

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9780415703291 | Routledge, July 27, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: How Blacks Built America examines the many positive and dramatic contributions made by African Americans to this country over its long history.

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Product Description: This collection of essays by scholar-activist W. E. B. Du Bois is a masterpiece in the African American canon. Du Bois, arguably the most influential African American leader of the early twentieth century, offers insightful commentary on black history, racism, and the struggles of black Americans following emancipation...read more
By Jonathan Scott Holloway (introduced by)

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9780300195828 | Yale Univ Pr, June 30, 2015, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: This collection of essays by scholar-activist W.

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Product Description: Traveling Texts and the Work of Afro-Japanese Cultural Production analyzes the complex conversations taking place in texts of all sorts traveling between Africans, African Diasporas, and Japanese across disciplinary, geographic, racial, ethnic, linguistic, and cultural borders...read more
By William H. Bridges, IV (editor) and Nina Cornyetz (editor)

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9781498505475 | Lexington Books, June 24, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Traveling Texts and the Work of Afro-Japanese Cultural Production analyzes the complex conversations taking place in texts of all sorts traveling between Africans, African Diasporas, and Japanese across disciplinary, geographic, racial, ethnic, linguistic, and cultural borders.

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Product Description: An America in which the color of one's skin no longer matters would be unprecedented. With the election of President Barack Obama in 2008, that future suddenly seemed possible. Obama's rise reflects a nation of fluid populations and fortunes, a society in which a biracial individual could be embraced as a leader by all...read more
By K. Merinda Simmons (editor)

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9780231169349 | Columbia Univ Pr, February 3, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: An America in which the color of one's skin no longer matters would be unprecedented.

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Product Description: Anywhere But Here brings together new scholarship on the cross-cultural experiences of intellectuals of African descent since the eighteenth century. The book embraces historian Paul Gilroy's prominent thesis in The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double-Consciousness and posits arguments beyond The Black Atlantic's traditional organization and symbolism...read more
By Anja Werner (editor)

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9781628461558 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, December 31, 2014, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Anywhere But Here brings together new scholarship on the cross-cultural experiences of intellectuals of African descent since the eighteenth century.

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Product Description: For bell hooks, the best cultural criticism sees no need to separate politics from the pleasure of reading. Yearning collects together some of hooks's classic and early pieces of cultural criticism from the '80s. Addressing topics like pedagogy, postmodernism, and politics, hooks examines a variety of cultural artifacts, from Spike Lee's film Do the Right Thing and Wim Wenders's film Wings of Desire to the writings of Zora Neale Hurston and Toni Morrison...read more

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9781138821743 | Routledge, October 31, 2014, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: For bell hooks, the best cultural criticism sees no need to separate politics from the pleasure of reading.
9780896083868 | South End Pr, November 1, 1990, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: bell hooks crosses boundaries in major debates on postmodern theory, cultural criticism, and the politics of race and gender.

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9781138821750 | New edition (Routledge, October 27, 2014), cover price $26.95
9780896083851 | South End Pr, August 1, 1990, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Crosses disciplinary boundaries in major debates on postmodern theory, cultural criticism, and the politics of race and gender.

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Product Description: The Black Cultural Front describes how the social and political movements that grew out of the Depression facilitated the left turn of several African American artists and writers. The Communist-led John Reed Clubs brought together black and white writers in writing collectives...read more

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9781617032691 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, May 7, 2012, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: The Black Cultural Front describes how the social and political movements that grew out of the Depression facilitated the left turn of several African American artists and writers.

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9781628461718 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, September 1, 2014, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The Black Cultural Front describes how the social and political movements that grew out of the Depression facilitated the left turn of several African American artists and writers.
9780380769124, titled "The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide, 1992" | 22nd edition (Avon Books, May 1, 1992), cover price $15.00 | also contains The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide, 1992 | About this edition: Lists current prices for comic books and offers advice on collecting, storing, and selling them

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Product Description: Examines how six writers reconfigure African American subjectivity in ways that recall postmodernist theory. This book explores how African American social and political movements, African American studies, independent scholars, and traditional cultural forms revisit and challenge the representation of the African American as deviant other...read more

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9781438448350 | State Univ of New York Pr, December 1, 2013, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: This book explores how African American social and political movements, African American studies, independent scholars, and traditional cultural forms revisit and challenge the representation of the African American as deviant other.

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9781438448343 | State Univ of New York Pr, July 2, 2014, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Examines how six writers reconfigure African American subjectivity in ways that recall postmodernist theory.

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Product Description: X: The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Thought offers an original account of matters African American, and by implication the African diaspora in general, as an object of discourse and knowledge. It likewise challenges the conception of analogous objects of study across dominant ethnological disciplines (e...read more

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9780823254071 | Fordham Univ Pr, November 1, 2013, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: X: The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Thought offers an original account of matters African American, and by implication the African diaspora in general, as an object of discourse and knowledge.

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Product Description: X: The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Thought offers an original account of matters African American, and by implication the African diaspora in general, as an object of discourse and knowledge. It likewise challenges the conception of analogous objects of study across dominant ethnological disciplines (e...read more

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9780823254064, titled "X-the Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Thought: The Problem of the Negro As a Problem for Thought" | Fordham Univ Pr, November 1, 2013, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: X: The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Thought offers an original account of matters African American, and by implication the African diaspora in general, as an object of discourse and knowledge.

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Product Description: Michael Awkward’s Philadelphia Freedoms captures the energetic contestations over the meanings of racial politics and black identity during the post-King era in the City of Brotherly Love. Looking closely at four cultural moments, he shows how racial trauma and his native city’s history have been entwined...read more

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9781439907085 | Temple Univ Pr, October 11, 2013, cover price $94.50 | About this edition: Michael Awkward’s Philadelphia Freedoms captures the energetic contestations over the meanings of racial politics and black identity during the post-King era in the City of Brotherly Love.

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9781439907092 | Temple Univ Pr, October 11, 2013, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: Michael Awkward’s Philadelphia Freedoms captures the energetic contestations over the meanings of racial politics and black identity during the post-King era in the City of Brotherly Love.

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Product Description: Hailed in The New York Times Book Review as "eclectic, exciting, convincing, provocative" and in The Washington Post Book World as "brilliantly original," Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s The Signifying Monkey is a groundbreaking work that illuminates the relationship between the African and African-American vernacular traditions and black literature...read more

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9780195136470 | 25 anv edition (Oxford Univ Pr, July 23, 2014), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Hailed in The New York Times Book Review as "eclectic, exciting, convincing, provocative" and in The Washington Post Book World as "brilliantly original," Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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Product Description: Through a series of essays that explore the forms, themes, genres, historical contexts, major authors, and latest critical approaches, A Companion to African American Literature presents a comprehensive chronological overview of African American literature from the eighteenth century to the modern day Examines African American literature from its earliest origins, through the rise of antislavery literature in the decades leading into the Civil War, to the modern development of contemporary African American cultural media, literary aesthetics, and political ideologies Addresses the latest critical and scholarly approaches to African American literature Features essays by leading established literary scholars as well as newer voices...read more

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9781118438787 | Reprint edition (Blackwell Pub, May 20, 2013), cover price $55.95 | About this edition: Through a series of essays that explore the forms, themes, genres, historical contexts, major authors, and latest critical approaches, A Companion to African American Literature presents a comprehensive chronological overview of African American literature from the eighteenth century to the modern day Examines African American literature from its earliest origins, through the rise of antislavery literature in the decades leading into the Civil War, to the modern development of contemporary African American cultural media, literary aesthetics, and political ideologies Addresses the latest critical and scholarly approaches to African American literature Features essays by leading established literary scholars as well as newer voices

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9781444323481 | Blackwell Pub, March 1, 2010, cover price $149.95

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Product Description: Co-published by Routledge and Edition Synapse Although there are any number of single-volume anthologies on individual writers and movements (e.g. the Harlem Renaissance), African American Writing is the first multi-volume collection to provide users with full coverage of a crucial literary tradition, a tradition that now spans slave texts to novels by Nobel Prize-winning authors, and which is, in the learned editor’s words, ‘intrinsic to America’s self-articulation’...read more
By A. Robert Lee (editor)

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9780415680486 | Routledge, January 15, 2013, cover price $1750.00 | About this edition: Co-published by Routledge and Edition Synapse Although there are any number of single-volume anthologies on individual writers and movements (e.

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Product Description: In this volume, Lovalerie King and Shirley Moody-Turner have compiled a collection of essays that offer access to some of the most innovative contemporary black fiction while addressing important issues in current African American literary studies...read more

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9780253006257 | Indiana Univ Pr, September 1, 2012, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: In this volume, Lovalerie King and Shirley Moody-Turner have compiled a collection of essays that offer access to some of the most innovative contemporary black fiction while addressing important issues in current African American literary studies.

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9780253006264 | Indiana Univ Pr, September 1, 2012, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: In this volume, Lovalerie King and Shirley Moody-Turner have compiled a collection of essays that offer access to some of the most innovative contemporary black fiction while addressing important issues in current African American literary studies.

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Product Description: African American culture is often considered expressive, dramatic, and even defiant. In The Sovereignty of Quiet, Kevin Quashie explores quiet as a different kind of expressiveness, one which characterizes a person’s desires, ambitions, hungers, vulnerabilities, and fears...read more

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9780813553092 | Rutgers Univ Pr, July 25, 2012, cover price $72.00 | About this edition: African American culture is often considered expressive, dramatic, and even defiant.

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9780813553108 | Rutgers Univ Pr, July 24, 2012, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: African American culture is often considered expressive, dramatic, and even defiant.

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Product Description: This anthology interrogates two salient concepts in studying the black experience. Ushered in with the age of New World encounters, modernity emerged as brutal and complex, from its very definition to its manifestations. Equally challenging is blackness, which is forever dangling between the range of uplifting articulations and insidious degradation...read more

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9781611860443 | Michigan State Univ Pr, June 1, 2012, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This anthology interrogates two salient concepts in studying the black experience.
9783643901095 | Lit Verlag, November 23, 2011, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: This anthology interrogates two salient concepts in studying the black experience.

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Product Description: Bearing Witness to African American Literature: Validating and Valorizing Its Authority, Authenticity, and Agency collects twenty-three of Bernard W. Bell's lectures and essays that were first presented between 1968 and 2008. From his role in the culture wars as a graduate student activist in the Black Studies Movement to his work in the transcultural Globalization Movement as an international scholar and Fulbright cultural ambassador in Spain, Portugal, and China, Bell's long and inspiring journey traces the modern institutional origins and the contemporary challengers of African American literary studies...read more

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9780814337141 | Wayne State Univ Pr, May 15, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Bearing Witness to African American Literature: Validating and Valorizing Its Authority, Authenticity, and Agency collects twenty-three of Bernard W.

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Product Description: *Finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism**A Publishers Weekly Top 10 Literary Criticism and Essays Pick for Spring 2012*The Grey Album, the first work of prose by the brilliant poet Kevin Young, winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction PrizeTaking its title from Danger Mouse's pioneering mashup of Jay-Z's The Black Album and the Beatles' The White Album, Kevin Young's encyclopedic book combines essay, cultural criticism, and lyrical choruses to illustrate the African American tradition of lying―storytelling, telling tales, fibbing, improvising, "jazzing...read more

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9781555976071 | Graywolf Pr, March 13, 2012, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: *Finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism**A Publishers Weekly Top 10 Literary Criticism and Essays Pick for Spring 2012*The Grey Album, the first work of prose by the brilliant poet Kevin Young, winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction PrizeTaking its title from Danger Mouse's pioneering mashup of Jay-Z's The Black Album and the Beatles' The White Album, Kevin Young's encyclopedic book combines essay, cultural criticism, and lyrical choruses to illustrate the African American tradition of lying―storytelling, telling tales, fibbing, improvising, "jazzing.

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Product Description: 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 United States with a new look at how African Americans in later generations impacted the rest of the world...read more

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9780415872546, titled "The African American People: A Global History" | Routledge, December 5, 2011, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: 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.

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9780415872553, titled "The African American People: A Global History" | Routledge, December 5, 2011, cover price $48.95 | About this edition: 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.

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Product Description: The most complete and affordable single-volume reference of African American culture available today, this almanac is a unique and valuable resource devoted to illustrating and demystifying the moving, difficult, and often lost history of black life in America...read more
By Jessie Carney Smith (foreword by)

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9781578593231, titled "African American Almanac: 400 Years of Triumph, Courage and Excellence" | Visible Ink Pr, November 4, 2011, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The most complete and affordable single-volume reference of African American culture available today, this almanac is a unique and valuable resource devoted to illustrating and demystifying the moving, difficult, and often lost history of black life in America.

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Product Description: The 24 entries in this book provide extensive coverage of some of the most notable figures in African American literature, such as Alice Walker, Richard Wright, and Zora Neale Hurston.• 24 alphabetically arranged entries offer substantial yet accessible information• Entries cover authors and cultural topics• Sidebars provide snapshots of interesting and significant subject matte...read more

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9780313352034 | Greenwood Pub Group, October 17, 2011, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: The 24 entries in this book provide extensive coverage of some of the most notable figures in African American literature, such as Alice Walker, Richard Wright, and Zora Neale Hurston.

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Product Description: The political value of African American literature has long been a topic of great debate among American writers, both black and white, from Thomas Jefferson to Barack Obama. In his compelling new book, Representing the Race, Gene Andrew Jarrett traces the genealogy of this topic in order to develop an innovative political history of African American literature...read more

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9780814743386 | New York Univ Pr, August 8, 2011, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: The political value of African American literature has long been a topic of great debate among American writers, both black and white, from Thomas Jefferson to Barack Obama.

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9780814743393 | New York Univ Pr, August 8, 2011, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The political value of African American literature has long been a topic of great debate among American writers, both black and white, from Thomas Jefferson to Barack Obama.

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Product Description: Are the stars of the Civil Rights firmament yesterday's news? In "Living Black History "scholar and activist Manning Marable offers a resounding "No!" with a fresh and personal look at the enduring legacy of such well-known figures as Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr...read more

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9780465043958 | Reprint edition (Basic Civitas Books, May 17, 2011), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Are the stars of the Civil Rights firmament yesterday's news?

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