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26. Cover image for 'Robert Hayden'
Essays on the Poetry
Laurence Goldstein and Robert Chrisman, Editors
Vital perspectives from leading critics and scholars on one of the most distinguished African American poets of the twentieth century
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Ebook 2013 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Robert Hayden"
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The Rise, Decline, and Rebirth of a Unique African American Resort Town
Ronald J. Stephens
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Ebook 2013 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Idlewild"
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A Genealogy of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Adam Sitze
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Ebook 2013 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Impossible Machine"
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The Life and Music of Tadd Dameron
Paul Combs
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Ebook 2012 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Dameronia"
30. Cover image for 'The Magellan Fallacy'
Globalization and the Emergence of Asian and African Literature in Spanish
Adam Lifshey
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Ebook 2012 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Magellan Fallacy"
31. Cover image for 'Researching Black Communities'
A Methodological Guide
James S. Jackson, Cleopatra Howard Caldwell, Sherrill L. Sellers, editors
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Ebook 2012 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Researching Black Communities"
33. Cover image for 'Music Is My Life'
Louis Armstrong, Autobiography, and American Jazz
Daniel Stein
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Ebook 2012 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Music Is My Life"
34. Cover image for 'Parodies of Ownership'
Hip-Hop Aesthetics and Intellectual Property Law
Richard L. Schur

An intriguing interdisciplinary examination of hip hop aesthetics

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Ebook 2011 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Parodies of Ownership"
Web 2009 Open Access Available Read Online
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Hip-Hop Aesthetics and Intellectual Property Law
Richard L. Schur

An intriguing interdisciplinary examination of hip hop aesthetics

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Ebook 2011 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Parodies of Ownership"
Web 2009 Open Access Available Read Online
35. Cover image for 'Mark One or More'
Civil Rights in Multiracial America
Kim M. Williams
The little-known story of the struggle to include a multiracial category on the U.S. census, and the profound changes it wrought in the American political landscape
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Mark One or More"
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Affirmative Action at the University of Michigan
Patricia Gurin, Jeffrey S. Lehman, and Earl Lewis, with Eric L. Dey, Gerald Gurin, and Sylvia Hurtado
The first major book to argue in favor of affirmative action in higher education since Bowen and Bok's The Shape of the River
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Defending Diversity"
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Current Issues
Jessica Gordon Nembhard and Ngina Chiteji, Editors
A unique examination of asset accumulation and the connection between wealth and well-being among different racial and ethnic communities in the United States
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Wealth Accumulation and Communities of Color in the United States"
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The Story of Camille, Lessons Unlearned from America's Most Violent Hurricane
Ernest Zebrowski and Judith A. Howard
The epic story of the real victims of a perfect storm—overwhelmingly the poor—left behind in the aftermath of a deadly hurricane
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Category 5"
39. Cover image for 'Race and the Politics of Welfare Reform'
Sanford F. Schram, Joe Soss, and Richard C. Fording, Editors
A searching and succinct restatement of the many ways race and American racial attitudes affect how we talk about the poor—and how we handle the problem of poverty relief
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Race and the Politics of Welfare Reform"
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Jimmie Lunceford and the Harlem Express
Eddy Determeyer

The life and times of famed band leader, entrepreneur, and entertainer Jimmie Lunceford

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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Rhythm is Our Business"
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An African Memoir
Toyin Falola
The long-awaited memoir from the most prolific historian of Africa
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "A Mouth Sweeter Than Salt"
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Turkana Ecology, Politics, and Raiding in a Disequilibrium System
J. Terrence McCabe
An in-depth look at the ecology, history, and politics of land use among the Turkana pastoral people in Northern Kenya
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Cattle Bring Us to Our Enemies"
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The Life and Music of Ben Webster
Frank Büchmann-Møller

The definitive biography of the great tenor saxophonist Ben Webster

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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Someone to Watch Over Me"
44. Cover image for 'Race, Republicans, and the Return of the Party of Lincoln'
Tasha S. Philpot
How political parties use racial issues to manipulate their image and public opinion
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Race, Republicans, and the Return of the Party of Lincoln"
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Making and Protecting the Nation in Postcolonial and Postcommunist States
Lowell W. Barrington, Ed.
What happens to nationalism after independence is achieved?
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "After Independence"
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Affirmative Action in Higher Education in the United States and South Africa
David L. Featherman, Martin Hall, and Marvin Krislov, editors
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Next Twenty-five Years"
47. Cover image for 'Race, Liberalism, and Economics'
David Colander, Robert E. Prasch, and Falguni A. Sheth, Editors
Explores how economic reasoning relates to the broader concepts of liberalism and racism
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Race, Liberalism, and Economics"
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Oil, Politics, and Economic Change in Indonesia and Nigeria
Peter M. Lewis
The story of how oil—and oil money—transformed political life in two major producer-nations
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Growing Apart"
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Law and Narrative in African American Life
Jon-Christian Suggs
Explores the relationship between African American literature and American law
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Whispered Consolations"
50. Cover image for 'After the End of History'
The Curious Fate of American Materialism
Robert E. Lane
A creative presentation of Lane's career research as an ongoing conversation between two fictitious social scientists with opposing views
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "After the End of History"
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The University of Michigan Press offers many titles as electronic books in EPUB, PDF, Kindle, and Audiobook formats.

Our EPUB and PDFs may be read using free Adobe Digital Editions software. Digital Editions is available for PC, Mac, major mobile platforms, and many e-reader devices. Visit the Adobe Digital Editions Supported Ebook Devices page for a complete list of e-reader devices that are compatible with the software and their FAQ page for other questions about the software.

Available Ebook reading systems vary widely in their support for accessibility features. For EPUB, visit EPUB Test for accessibility support information for specific platforms. Contact us if you have a question about the best reading system for your needs at umpress.accessibility@umich.edu.

Our Ebooks are currently offered under a single-user license, which means that your Ebook can be accessed by using one Adobe ID. Any computer authorized to this Adobe ID will be able to open the file. Learn more at the Adobe ID and Membership FAQ page.

UMP is pleased to provide customers an easy, convenient, and environmentally-friendly way to buy and read great books. For more information on how to order Ebooks, visit our Ordering page.


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