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African American Studies Books

Abrahams, Roger D. Blues for New Orleans: Mardi Gras and America’s Creole Soul. Philadelphia, U of Pennsylvania Press, 2006.     $22.50

Adderley, Rosanne Marion. New Negroes from Africa: Free African Immigrants in the Nineteenth-Century Caribbean. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006.     $25.00

Alexander, Leslie. African or American? Black Identity and Political Activism in New York City, 1784-1861. Urbana, University of Illinois Press, 2008.     $45.00

Amussen, Susan Dwyer. Caribbean Exchanges: Slavery and the Transformation of English Society, 1640-1700. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007.      $60.00

Baker, H. A., Jr. Betrayal: How Black Intellectuals Have Abandoned the Ideals of the Civil Rights Era. New York: Columbia University Press, 2008.     $24.95

Baldwin, Davarian L. Chicago’s New Negroes: Modernity, the Great Migration, and Black Urban Life. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2007. Pp. 363.     $60.00

Bishop, Jacqueline. Fauna. Leeds, London: Peepal Tree Press, 2006.     $17.95

Bradley, Stefan M. Harlem vs. Columbia University: Black Student Power in the Late 1960s. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2009.     $40.00

Brodber, Erna. The Rainmaker’s Mistake. London: New Beacon, 2007.     $15.00

Brown, William Wells. Works of William Wells Brown: Using His Strong, Manly Voice. Oxford University Press, 2006.     $95.00

Broyard, Bliss. One Drop: My Father’s Hidden Life – A Story of Race and Family Secrets. Boston: Little, Brown, 2008.     $15.99

Burton, Arthur T. Black Gun, Silver Star: The Life and Legend of Frontier Marshal Bass Reeves. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2006.     $24.95

Bynum, E. B., Brown, A. C., King, R D., & Moore, T.O., eds. Why Darkness Matters: The Power of Melanin in the Brain. Chicago, IL: African American Images, 2005.     $15.00

Callahan, Allen Dwight. The Talking Book: African Americans and the Bible. New Haven: Yale UP, 2006.     $30.00

Chan, Alexandra A. Slavery in the Age of Reason: Archaeology at a New England Farm. Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee Press, 2007.     $48.00

Christian, M., ed. Black Identity in the 20th Century: Expressions of the U.S. and U.K. African Diaspora. London: Habsib, 2002.  2nd Revised Ed.     $14.99

Collins, Lisa Gail and Margo Natalie Crawford, eds. New Thoughts on the Black Arts Movement. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 2006.     $25.00

Comstock, Gary David. A Whosoever Church: Welcoming Lesbians and Gay Men into African American Congregations. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2001.     $19.95

Costa Vargas, Joao H. Catching Hell in the City of Angels: Life and Meanings of Blackness in South Central Los Angeles. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2006.     $19.95

Costa Vargas, Joao H. Never Meant to Survive: Genocide and Utopias in Black Diaspora Communities. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated, 2010.     $24.95

Cross, Wilbur.  Gullah Culture in America.  Westport, CT : Praeger, 2008.     $55.00

Dabel, Jane E.  A Respectable Woman: The Public Roles of African American Women in Nineteenth-Century New York. New York: New York University Press, 2008.     $55.00

Dagbovie, Pero Gaglo. Black History: “Old School” Black Historians and the Hip Hop Generation. Troy: Bedford Publishers, Inc. 2006.     $23.00

Dantas, Mariana L. R. Black Townsmen: Urban Slavery and Freedom in the Eighteenth-Century Americas. New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2008     $80.00

Dixon, Adrienne and Celia K. Rousseau. Critical Race Theory In Education, All God’s Children Got a Song. New York: Routledge, 2006.     $33.00

Dungy, Camille. What to East, What to Drink, What to Leave for Poison. Camille T. Dungy. Red Hen Press, 2006.     $16.00

Dunn, Stephanie. “Baad Bitches” and Sassy SuperMamas: Black Power Action Films. Stephanie Dunn. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008.     $50.00

Fisher, Celeste A. Black on Black Urban Youth Films and the Multicultural Audience. Scarecrow Press, 2006.     $29.00

Forret, Jeff. Race Relations at the Margins: Slaves and Poor Whites in the Antebellum Southern Countryside. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 2006.     $45.00

Frank Marshall Davis. Writings of Marshall Davis: A Voice of the Black Press. Ed. John Edgar Tidwell Jackson: UP Mississippi, 2007.     $45.00

Franklin, John Hope and Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham. From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans.  New York: McGraw-Hill, 2010.  9th ed.     $108.65

Garfield, Gail. Knowing What We Know: African American Women’s Experiences of Violence and Violation. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2005.     $24.00

Gauthier, Ronald M. Crescent City Countdown. New Orleans: Jojo, 2007.     $26.95

George, Nelson. City Kid: A Writer’s Memoir of Ghetto Life and Post-Soul Success. New York: Penguin, 2010.     $14.00

Gerteis, Joseph. Class and the Color Line: Interracial Class Coalition in the Knights of Labor and the Populist Movement. Durham: Duke University Press, 2007.     $84.95

Giggie, John Michael. After Redemption: Jim Crow and the Transformation of African American Religion in the Delta, 1875-1915. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.     $25.58

Goldstone, Dwonna. Integrating the 40 Acres: The 50-Year Struggle for Racial Equality at the University of Texas. Athens: U of Georgia P, 2006.     $29.95

Grady-Willis, Winston A. Challenging U.S. Apartheid: Atlanta and Black Struggles For Human Rights, 1960-1977. Durham: Duke University Press, 2006.     $24.00

Grant, Colin. Negro with a Hat: the Rise and Fall of Marcus Garvey. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.     $17.95

Green, Adam. Selling the Race: Culture, Community, and Black Chicago, 1940-1955. Chicago: U of Chicago P. 2007.     $35.00

Griffin, Horace L. Their Own Receive Them Not: African American Lesbians and Gays in Black Churches. Cleveland, OH: The Pilgrim Press, 2006.     $24.00

Harris, Leonard and Charles Molesworth. Alain L. Locke: The Biography of a Philosopher. Chicago: University Press of Chicago, 2008.    $45.00

Harris, Trudier. The Scary Mason-Dixon Line: African American Writers and the South. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 2009.     $37.50

Hillary Potter, Battle Cries: Black Women and Intimate Partner Violence. New York: NYU Press, 2008.     $112.50

Horton, Randall. The Definition of Place. North Carolina: Main Street Rag Publishing Co, 2006.     $12.00

Humphreys, Margaret. Intensely Human: The Health of the Black Soldier in the American Civil War. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008     $40.00

Irons, Charles F. The Origins of Proslavery Christianity: White and Black Evangelicals in Colonial and Antebellum Virginia. Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Pr. 2008.     $25.00

James Oliver Horton and Lois E. Horton, eds., Slavery and Public History: The Tough Stuff of American Memory. New York: The New Press, 2006.     $27.95

James, G. Winston and Lisa C. Moore, eds., Spirited: Affirming the Soul and Black Gay/Lesbian Identity. Washington, DC: Redbone Press, 2006.     $17.00

Jenkins, Candice M. Private Lives, Proper Relations: Regulating Black Intimacy. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2007.     $67.50

Jewell, Joseph O.  Race, Social Reform, and the Making of a Middle Class: The American Missionary Association and Black Atlanta, 1870-1900. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2007. Pp. 224. Cloth $65.00. Paper $27.95.     $79.00

John K. Young. Black Writers, White Publishers: Marketplace Politics in Twentieth-Century African American Literature. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2006. 240     $45.00

Kennedy, Thomas C. A History of Southland College: The Society of Friends and Black Education in Arkansas. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2009.     $45.00

Kolin, Philip C., and Susan Swartwout, eds. Hurricane Blues: Poems about Katrina and Rita. Cape Girardeau: Southeast Missouri State UP, 2006.     $17.00

Komunyakaa, Yusef. Warhorses: Poems. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.     $24.00

Kuklick, Bruce. Black Philosopher, White Academy: the Career of William Fontaine. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008.     $55.00

Lane, Charles. The Day Freedom Died: the Colfax Massacre, the Supreme Court, and the Betrayal of Reconstruction. New York: Henry Holt and Co, 2008.     $27.00

Legacy: Treasures of Black History. Thomas C. Battle, Donna M. Wells, eds. Introduction by John Hope Franklin. Washington, DC: National Geographic Publishers, 2006.     $35.00

Lemons, Gary L. Black Male Outsider: Teaching as a Pro-Feminist Man: A Memoir. New York: State University of New York Press, 2008.     $25.00

Lewis-Colman, David M. Race Against Liberalism: Black Workers and the UAW in Detroit. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2008.     $50.00

Lindsay, Beverly, ed. Ralph Johnson Bunche: Public Intellectual and Nobel Peace Laureate. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2007.     $35.00

Lumpkins, Charles L. American Pogrom: The East St. Louis Race Riot. Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, 2008.     $55.00

Madhubuti, Haki R. YellowBlack: The First Twenty-One Years of a Poet’s Life: A Memoir. Chicago: Third World Press, 2005.     $15.95

Mann, Robert. When Freedom Would Triumph: The Civil Rights Struggle in Congress, 1954-1968. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2007.     $19.00

Miller, Jody. Getting Played: African American Girls, Urban Inequality, and Gendered Violence. New York University Press: New York & London, 2008.     $112.50

Moller, David Wendell. Dancing With Broken Bones: Portraits of Death and Dying Among Inner-City Poor. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.     $34.95

Morrison, Toni. A Mercy. New York: Knopf, 2008.     $15.00

Noliwe M. Rooks. White Money/Black Power: The Surprising History of African American Studies and the Crisis of Race in Higher Education. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 2007.     $16.00

Okafor, Victor Oguejiofor. Towards an Understanding of Africology. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall Hunt Pub. Co., 2009 3rd ed.     $94.95

Parks, Gregory. Black Greek-Letter Organizations in the Twenty-First Century: Our Fight Has Just Begun. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2008.     $39.95

Patrick Rael, ed. African-American Activism Before the Civil War: the Freedom Struggle in the Antebellum North. New York and London: Routledge, 2008.     $125.00

Phillips, Gary and Christopher Chambers. The Darker Mask. New York: Tor, 2008.     $25.95

Pollack, Harriet, and Christopher Metress, eds. Emmett Till in Literary Memory and Imagination. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 2008.                $22.50

Powell, Kevin. Black Male Handbook. New York: Atria, 2008.     $15.00

Rabaka, Reiland. Against Epistemic Apartheid: W.E.B. du Bois and the Disciplinary Decadence of Sociology. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2010.     $90.00

Rebecca N. Hill. Men, Mobs, and Law: Anti-Lynching and Labor Defense in U.S. Radical History. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2008.     $89.95

Reid, Debra Ann. Reaping a Greater Harvest: African Americans, the Extension Service, and Rural Reform in Jim Crow Texas. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2007.     $39.95

Rhodes, Jane. Framing the Black Panthers: The Spectacular Rise of a Black Power Icon.  Jane Rhodes.  New York, London: The New Press, 2007.    $35.00

Roberts Jr, Samuel Kelton. Infectious Fear: Politics, Disease, and the Health Effects of Segregation. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2009.     $25.00

Rouse CM. Uncertain Suffering: Racial Health Care Disparities and Sickle Cell Disease. Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press, 2009.            $22.00

Rudolph P. Byrd, Johnnetta Betsch Cole, Beverly Guy-Sheftall. I Am Your Sister: Collected and Unpublished Writings of Audre Lorde. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.     $37.73

Samuel W. Black, ed., Soul Soldiers: African Americans and the Vietnam Era. Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh Regional History Center and the Smithsonian Institution, 2007.     $25.00

Scarborough, William Sanders. The Works of William Sanders Scarborough: Black Classicist and Race Leader. edited by Michele Valerie Ronnick. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.     $75.00

Schneider, Mark Robert. African Americans in the Jazz Age: a Decade of Struggle and Promise. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2006.     $61.00

Schwartz, Marie Jenkins. Birthing a Slave: Motherhood and Medicine in the Antebellum South. Cambridge, MA and London, Harvard University Press, 2006.     $19.00

Semmes, Clovis E. The Regal Theater and Black Culture. New York: Palgrave, 2006.     $75.00

Sklar, Kathryn Kish, and James Brewer Stewart, eds. Women’s Rights and Transatlantic Antislavery in the Era of Emancipation. New Haven: Yale UP, 2007.     $35.00

Smith, Mark M. How Race is Made: Slavery, Segregation and the Senses. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2006.     $30.00

Stanton, Mary. Journey Toward Justice: Juliette Hampton Morgan and the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2006.     $29.95

Steven L. Isoardi. The Dark Tree: Jazz and the Community Arts in Los Angeles. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006.     $35.00

Tidwell, John Edgar, and Steven C. Tracy, eds. After Winter: The Art and Life of Sterling A. Brown. New York: Oxford UP, 2009.     $40.00

Troy, Jackson. Becoming King: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Making of a National Leader.  Lexington, Ky.: University Press of Kentucky, 2008.     $35.00

Urwin, Gregory J. W. Black flag over Dixie. Carbondale, Southern Illinois U Press, 2004.     $22.50

Vernon J. Williams, Jr. The Social Sciences and Theories of Race. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2006.     $50.00

Wade-Lewis Margaret. Lorenzo Dow Turner: Father of Gullah Studies. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2006.     $45.00

Waites, Cheryl, ed. Social Work Practice with African American Families: An Intergenerational Perspective.  New York: Routledge, 2008.     $150.00

Warren, Dan R. If It Takes All Summer: Martin Luther King, the KKK, and States’ Rights in St. Augustine, 1964. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2008. (Special Collections has this book, but it would be good to have a copy that circulates.)     $28.74        

TOTAL: $3,999.23

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