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Product Description: A “comprehensive…fascinating” (The New York Times Book Review) history of Asian Americans and their role in American life, by one of the nation’s preeminent scholars on the subject.In the past fifty years, Asian Americans have helped change the face of America and are now the fastest growing group in the United States...read more

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9781476739403 | Simon & Schuster, September 1, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The definitive history of Asian Americans by one of the nation’s preeminent scholars on the subject.

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9781476739410 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, August 16, 2016), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A “comprehensive…fascinating” (The New York Times Book Review) history of Asian Americans and their role in American life, by one of the nation’s preeminent scholars on the subject.

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Product Description: From the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 to the Immigration Act of 1924 to Japanese American internment during World War II, the United States has a long history of anti-Asian policies. But Lon Kurashige demonstrates that despite widespread racism, Asian exclusion was not the product of an ongoing national consensus; it was a subject of fierce debate...read more

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9781469629438 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, September 26, 2016, cover price $37.50 | About this edition: From the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 to the Immigration Act of 1924 to Japanese American internment during World War II, the United States has a long history of anti-Asian policies.

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Product Description: The traditional assumption today about race is that it is not political; that it has no political content and is a matter of individual beliefs and attitudes. In Race and the Politics of the Exception, Utz McKnight argues that race is in fact political and defines how it functions as a politics in the United States...read more

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9780415827607 | Routledge, June 3, 2013, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: The traditional assumption today about race is that it is not political; that it has no political content and is a matter of individual beliefs and attitudes.

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9781138689725 | Reprint edition (Routledge, August 1, 2016), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: The traditional assumption today about race is that it is not political; that it has no political content and is a matter of individual beliefs and attitudes.

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Product Description: Recent events in the United States have provoked not just a willingness to discuss issues of racism in this country but a desire to do something meaningful to confront it. Race in a Post-Obama America offers concerned Christians the chance to clarify terms and issues around racism and discern how to respond...read more
By David Maxwell (editor)

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9780664262174 | Westminster John Knox Pr, April 27, 2016, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Recent events in the United States have provoked not just a willingness to discuss issues of racism in this country but a desire to do something meaningful to confront it.

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Product Description: Why did the Founding Fathers fail to include blacks and Indians in their cherished proposition that "all men are created equal"? The usual answer is racism, but the reality is more complex and unsettling. In Bind Us Apart, historian Nicholas Guyatt argues that, from the Revolution through the Civil War, most white liberals believed in the unity of all human beings...read more

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9780465018413 | Basic Books, April 26, 2016, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Why did the Founding Fathers fail to include blacks and Indians in their cherished proposition that "all men are created equal"?

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Product Description: For a brief time following the end of the U.S. Civil War, American political leaders had an opportunity—slim, to be sure, but not beyond the realm of possibility—to remake society so that black Americans and other persons of color could enjoy equal opportunity in civil and political life...read more

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9781442259942 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, April 14, 2016, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: For a brief time following the end of the U.

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Product Description: The National Book Award winning history of how racist ideas were created, spread, and deeply rooted in American society. Some Americans insist that we're living in a post-racial society. But racist thought is not just alive and well in America--it is more sophisticated and more insidious than ever...read more

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9781568584638 | Nation Books, April 12, 2016, cover price $32.99 | About this edition: The National Book Award winning history of how racist ideas were created, spread, and deeply rooted in American society.

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Product Description: When Joe Biden attempted to compliment Barack Obama by calling him “clean and articulate,” he unwittingly tapped into one of the most destructive racial stereotypes in American history. This book tells the history of the corrosive idea that whites are clean and those who are not white are dirty...read more

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9781479826940 | New York Univ Pr, January 8, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: When Joe Biden attempted to compliment Barack Obama by calling him “clean and articulate,” he unwittingly tapped into one of the most destructive racial stereotypes in American history.

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Product Description: In the past fifty years, Asian Americans have helped change the face of America and are now the fastest growing group in the United States. The Making of Asian America tells the little-known history of Asian Americans and their role in American life, from the arrival of the first Asians in the Americas to the present-day...read more
By Emily Woo Zeller (narrator)

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9781494564544 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, September 1, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: In the past fifty years, Asian Americans have helped change the face of America and are now the fastest growing group in the United States.
9781494514549 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, September 1, 2015), cover price $42.99 | About this edition: In the past fifty years, Asian Americans have helped change the face of America and are now the fastest growing group in the United States.

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Product Description: From the “gay gene” to the “female brain” and African American students’ insufficient “hereditary background” for higher education, arguments about a biological basis for human difference have reemerged in the twenty-first century...read more

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9780816673025, titled "Measuring Manhood: Race and the Science of Masculinity, 1830-1934" | Univ of Minnesota Pr, September 1, 2015, cover price $94.50 | About this edition: From the “gay gene” to the “female brain” and African American students’ insufficient “hereditary background” for higher education, arguments about a biological basis for human difference have reemerged in the twenty-first century.
9780534356118, titled "Introduction to Psychology" | 5th edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, October 1, 1998), cover price $80.95 | also contains Introduction to Psychology | About this edition: There is simply no other textbook as effective in getting students excited about and involved with psychology as Plotnik's exceptional text.

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9780816673032, titled "Measuring Manhood: Race and the Science of Masculinity, 1830-1934" | Univ of Minnesota Pr, September 1, 2015, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: From the “gay gene” to the “female brain” and African American students’ insufficient “hereditary background” for higher education, arguments about a biological basis for human difference have reemerged in the twenty-first century.
9780534355869, titled "The World of the Counselor: An Experiential Workbook for Developing Professional Competencies" | Workbook edition (Brooks/Cole Pub Co, August 1, 1998), cover price $36.95 | also contains The World of the Counselor: An Experiential Workbook for Developing Professional Competencies | About this edition: Full of experiential exercises, ethical and legal vignettes, self-assessment/development scales, and helpful appendices, this workbook enhances student understanding of the standards found in Neukrug's The World of the Counselor: An Introduction to the Counseling Profession.

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Product Description: Advertising has had a racial dimension from slavery to the present. Contributors to this book explore the role of institutionalized racism and bigotry in multicultural marketing since its inception in the 1920s. Promoting ethnic diversity in the advertising industry is not just an important regulatory issue but essential for representation of ethnic images in marketing...read more

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9781433115486 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, June 28, 2015, cover price $71.95 | About this edition: Advertising has had a racial dimension from slavery to the present.

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Product Description: A provocative, and timely, solution for ridding America of the traces of Jim Crow policies to create a truly post-racial landscape When America inaugurated its first African American president, in 2009, many wondered if the country had finally become a "post-racial" society...read more

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9780814737477 | New York Univ Pr, March 18, 2013, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A provocative, and timely, solution for ridding America of the traces of Jim Crow policies to create a truly post-racial landscape When America inaugurated its first African American president, in 2009, many wondered if the country had finally become a "post-racial" society.

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9781479845019 | Reprint edition (New York Univ Pr, May 8, 2015), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A provocative, and timely, solution for ridding America of the traces of Jim Crow policies to create a truly post-racial landscape When America inaugurated its first African American president, in 2009, many wondered if the country had finally become a "post-racial" society.

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Product Description: The thirteen mainland colonies of early America were arguably never more British than on the eve of their War of Independence from Britain. Though home to settlers of diverse national and cultural backgrounds, colonial America gradually became more like Britain in its political and judicial systems, material culture, economies, religious systems, and engagements with the empire...read more
By David J. Silverman (editor)

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9780812246988 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, March 18, 2015, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: The thirteen mainland colonies of early America were arguably never more British than on the eve of their War of Independence from Britain.

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Product Description: With its fiery crosses and nightriders in pointed hoods and flowing robes, the Ku Klux Klan remains a recurring nightmare in American life. What began in the earliest post-Civil War days as a social group engaging in drunken hijinks at the expense of perceived inferiors soon turned into a murderous paramilitary organization determined to resist the "evils" of radical Reconstruction...read more

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9780786477746 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, July 30, 2014, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: With its fiery crosses and nightriders in pointed hoods and flowing robes, the Ku Klux Klan remains a recurring nightmare in American life.

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Product Description: A 2006 report commissioned by Brown University revealed that institution's complex and contested involvement in slavery—setting off a controversy that leapt from the ivory tower to make headlines across the country. But Brown's troubling past was far from unique...read more

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9781596916814, titled "Ebony & Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities" | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, September 17, 2013, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A 2006 report commissioned by Brown University revealed that institution's complex and contested involvement in slavery-setting off a controversy that leapt from the ivory tower to make headlines across the country.

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9781608194025 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, September 2, 2014), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A groundbreaking exploration of the intertwined histories of slavery, racism, and higher education in America, from a leading African American historian.

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9781491581988, titled "Ebony & Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities" | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, September 2, 2014), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: A 2006 report commissioned by Brown University revealed that institution's complex and contested involvement in slavery—setting off a controversy that leapt from the ivory tower to make headlines across the country.

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Product Description: Racism in America is most-commonly studied as white racism against minority groups (racial, gender, cultural). Often overlooked in this area of study is the discrimination that exists within minority groups. Through a detailed historical and sociological analysis, the author breaks down these pernicious, complex, and often misunderstood forms of skin color discrimination: their origins and their manifestations in modern world...read more

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9781441955043 | 1 edition (Springer Verlag, February 15, 2010), cover price $159.00 | About this edition: Racism in America is most-commonly studied as white racism against minority groups (racial, gender, cultural).

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9781489984623 | Springer Verlag, September 5, 2014, cover price $159.00 | About this edition: Racism in America is most-commonly studied as white racism against minority groups (racial, gender, cultural).

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Product Description: Tightrope: A Racial Journey to the Age of Obama explores race and politics in the United States, addressing racial inequalities and injustices that have led to a point in history where, seemingly improbably, Americans have elected (and re-elected) a black man as president...read more

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9781442224230 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, July 16, 2014, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: Tightrope: A Racial Journey to the Age of Obama explores race and politics in the United States, addressing racial inequalities and injustices that have led to a point in history where, seemingly improbably, Americans have elected (and re-elected) a black man as president.

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9780321019608, titled "Researching Online: From Teaching Online : Internet Research, Conversation, and Composition" | Addison-Wesley, January 1, 1998, cover price $11.60 | also contains Researching Online: From Teaching Online : Internet Research, Conversation, and Composition

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Product Description: In a provocative and controversial analysis, Wilbur C. Rich’s The Post-Racial Society is Here conclusively demonstrates that nation is in midst of a post-racial society. Yet many Americans are skeptical of this fundamental social transformation...read more

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9780415818513, titled "The Post-Racial Society Is Here: Recognition, Critics and the Nation-State" | Routledge, February 19, 2013, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: In a provocative and controversial analysis, Wilbur C.

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9780415823876, titled "The Post-Racial Society Is Here: Recognition, Critics and the Nation-State" | Routledge, September 25, 2015, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: In a provocative and controversial analysis, Wilbur C.

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Product Description: Race is a known fiction―there is no genetic marker that indicates someone's race―yet the social stigma of race endures. In the United States, ethnicity is often positioned as a counterweight to race, and we celebrate our various hyphenated-American identities...read more

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9780804757713 | Stanford Univ Pr, August 21, 2013, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Race is a known fiction―there is no genetic marker that indicates someone's race―yet the social stigma of race endures.

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9780804757720 | Stanford Univ Pr, August 21, 2013, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Race is a known fiction―there is no genetic marker that indicates someone's race―yet the social stigma of race endures.

What are the conditions needed for our nation to bridge cultural and racial divides? By "writing beyond race," noted cultural critic bell hooks models the constructive ways scholars, activists, and readers can challenge and change systems of domination. In the spirit of previous classics like Outlaw Culture and Reel to Real, this new collection of compelling essays interrogates contemporary cultural notions of race, gender, and class. From the films Precious and Crash to recent biographies of Malcolm X and Henrietta Lacks, hooks offers provocative insights into the way race is being talked about in this "post-racial" era.

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9780415539142 | Routledge, October 25, 2012, cover price $135.00

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9780415539159 | Routledge, October 25, 2012, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: What are the conditions needed for our nation to bridge cultural and racial divides?

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Product Description: Most people assume that racism grows from a perception of human difference: the fact of race gives rise to the practice of racism. Sociologist Karen E. Fields and historian Barbara J. Fields argue otherwise: the practice of racism produces the illusion of race, through what they call "racecraft...read more

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9781844679942 | Verso Books, October 9, 2012, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Most people assume that racism grows from a perception of human difference: the fact of race gives rise to the practice of racism.
9780263124842, titled "Rival Attractions" | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, February 1, 1991), cover price $16.95 | also contains Rival Attractions

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9781781683132 | Reprint edition (Verso Books, March 4, 2014), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Most people assume that racism grows from a perception of human difference: the fact of race gives rise to the practice of racism.

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Product Description: From Manifest Destiny to the White Man's Burden, Harold Macmillan to Tony Blair, and John F. Kennedy to Barack Obama—the historical development of racial doctrine has been closely connected to the relationship between radical and conservative politics...read more

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9780804763349 | Stanford Univ Pr, September 5, 2012, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: From Manifest Destiny to the White Man's Burden, Harold Macmillan to Tony Blair, and John F.

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9780804763356 | Stanford Univ Pr, September 5, 2012, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: From Manifest Destiny to the White Man's Burden, Harold Macmillan to Tony Blair, and John F.

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Product Description: “A tremendously important book—gracefully done, painfully perceptive…fearless in its honesty.”—Jonathan Kozol, author of Savage Inequalities“The most authoritative accounting I’ve seen of where our country stands in its unending quest to resolve the racial dilemma on which it was founded...read more

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9780061998553 | Ecco Pr, May 31, 2011, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: “A tremendously important book—gracefully done, painfully perceptive…fearless in its honesty.

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9780061998560 | Reprint edition (Ecco Pr, May 8, 2012), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: “A tremendously important book—gracefully done, painfully perceptive…fearless in its honesty.

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Product Description: As Bill Clinton said in his second inaugural address, “The divide of race has been America’s constant curse.” In Honor Bound, David Leverenz explores the past to the present of that divide. He argues that in the United States, the rise and decline of white people’s racial shaming reflect the rise and decline of white honor...read more

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9780813552699 | Rutgers Univ Pr, March 27, 2012, cover price $72.00 | About this edition: As Bill Clinton said in his second inaugural address, “The divide of race has been America’s constant curse.

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9780813552705 | Rutgers Univ Pr, March 27, 2012, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: As Bill Clinton said in his second inaugural address, “The divide of race has been America’s constant curse.

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9780415889827 | Routledge, February 24, 2012, cover price $140.00

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9780415889834 | Routledge, February 23, 2012, cover price $39.95

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