Books in category Social Science – Black Studies (Global)

  • Listening for Africa

    Listening for Africa
    David F. García

    Garcia examines the work of figures ranging from Melville J. Herskovits, Katherine Dunham, and Asadata Dafora to Duke Ellington, Dámaso Pérez Prado, and others who believed that linking black music and dance with Africa and nature would …


    Nei Lopes

    A obra oferece ao leitor, em linguagem acessível, informações sobre o universo dos afrodescendentes no Brasil.

  • American Babylon

    American Babylon
    Robert O. Self

    American Babylon tells this story through Oakland and its nearby suburbs, tracing both the history of civil rights and black power politics as well as the history of suburbanization and home-owner politics.

  • Power and Influence

    Power and Influence
    Chiku Malunga

    This book demonstrates how the indigenous wisdom contained in African proverbs and folktales can be used to enhance modern life.

  • Imagining Black America

    Imagining Black America
    Michael Wayne

    In Imagining Black America, Michael Wayne explores the construction and reconstruction of black America from the arrival of the first Africans in Jamestown in 1619 to Barack Obama’s reelection.

  • Global Africans

    Global Africans
    Toyin Falola, Cacee Hoyer

    This volume examines concepts of race, ethnicity, and identity as they are ascribed to people of colour around the world, examining different case studies of how the process of identity formation occurred and is changing.

  • Beyond the Boundaries

    Beyond the Boundaries
    Georgia A. Persons

    The debate captured in this volume will likely inspire further scholarly inquiry into the changing nature and dimensions of the larger dynamic of race in American politics and the subsequent changing political fortunes of African American …

  • Hip Hop Versus Rap

    Hip Hop Versus Rap
    Patrick Turner

    ' These are three key questions posed by hip hop activists in Hip Hop Versus Rap, which explores the politics of cultural authenticity, ownership, and uplift in London’s post-hip hop scene.

  • Resolving Land Disputes in East Asia

    Resolving Land Disputes in East Asia
    Hualing Fu, John Gillespie

    It is against this background of legal failure that this book brings together leading scholars to understand how state agencies, land users and land developers imaginatively engage with each other to resolve disputes.

  • The New Negro

    The New Negro
    Alain Locke

    With poetry, prose, and nonfiction essays, this collection is widely praised for its literary strength as well as its historical coverage of a monumental and fascinating time in the history of America.

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