The Contested Murder Of Latasha Harlins

Author: Brenda Stevenson
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 0199944571
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In this book, Stevenson explores the long-simmering resentment within LA's black community that ultimately erupted in April 1992 by focusing on an preceding event that encapsulated the growing racial and social polarization in the city over ...

Race Space And Riots In Chicago New York And Los Angeles

Author: Janet L. Abu-Lughod
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 9780199936557
Size: 38.29 MB
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Race, Space, and Riots in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles weaves together historical narratives of major riots with the changing contexts in which they have occurred to show how urban space, politics, and economic conditions - not simply ...

Sister Aimee

Author: Daniel Mark Epstein
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547544987
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This book “fills a significant gap in the history of revivalism” (New York Times Book Review). Photographs.

Life In Black And White

Author: Brenda E. Stevenson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199923647
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Life in Black and White provides a panoramic portrait of family and community life in and around Loudoun County, Virginia--weaving the fascinating personal stories of planters and slaves, of free blacks and poor-to-middling whites, into a ...

Blue Dreams

Author: Nancy ABELMANN
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674020030
Size: 48.17 MB
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Table of Contents: Preface The Los Angeles Riots, the Korean American Story Reckoning via the Riots Diaspora Formation: Modernity and Mobility Mapping the Korean Diaspora in Los Angeles Korean American Entrepreneurship American Ideologies ...

Concrete Demands

Author: Rhonda Y. Williams
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136331654
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In Concrete Demands, Rhonda Y. Williams provides a rich, deeply researched history that sheds new light on this important social and political movement, and shows that the era of expansive Black Power politics that emerged in the 1960s had ...

What Is Slavery

Author: Brenda E. Stevenson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN:
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For those who are looking for a concise treatment of such topics as slave labor and culture, as well as stories of slave resistance and campaigns for and against slavery's abolition, this book will be essential reading.

The Immortal Irishman

Author: Timothy Egan
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544272471
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This is masterly work.” — New York Times Book Review In this exciting and illuminating work, National Book Award winner Timothy Egan delivers a story, both rollicking and haunting, of one of the most famous Irish Americans of all time.