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51. Cover image for 'James Baldwin'
America and Beyond
Edited by Bill Schwarz and Cora Kaplan
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2011 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "James Baldwin"
52. Cover image for 'Four Jazz Lives'
A. B. Spellman
A revival of a classic oral biography of four nearly overlooked jazz giants
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Ebook 2011 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Four Jazz Lives"
53. 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
53. Cover image for 'Parodies of Ownership'
Hip-Hop Aesthetics and Intellectual Property Law
Richard L. Schur

An intriguing interdisciplinary examination of hip hop aesthetics

Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2011 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Parodies of Ownership"
Web 2009 Open Access Available Read Online
54. Cover image for 'Embodying Black Experience'
Stillness, Critical Memory, and the Black Body
Harvey Young
How the history of the diasporic black body in American art, athleticism, and performance resonates in daily life
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Embodying Black Experience"
55. Cover image for 'Soul Music'
Tracking the Spiritual Roots of Pop from Plato to Motown
Joel Rudinow
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Soul Music"
56. Cover image for 'Bulldaggers, Pansies, and Chocolate Babies'
Performance, Race, and Sexuality in the Harlem Renaissance
James F. Wilson
The gay and lesbian presence in black entertainment in Harlem nightclubs, speakeasies, rent parties, and Broadway stages
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Bulldaggers, Pansies, and Chocolate Babies"
57. Cover image for 'The Cultural Politics of Slam Poetry'
Race, Identity, and the Performance of Popular Verse in America
Susan B. A. Somers-Willett

How do slam poets and their audiences reflect the politics of difference?

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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Cultural Politics of Slam Poetry"
58. 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"
59. Cover image for 'Bad Boys'
Public Schools in the Making of Black Masculinity
Ann Arnett Ferguson
How do schools identify African American males as "bad boys"?
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Bad Boys"
60. Cover image for 'Defending Diversity'
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"
61. Cover image for 'Grassroots at the Gateway'
Class Politics and Black Freedom Struggle in St. Louis, 1936-75
Clarence Lang

Offers a new conceptualization of black workingclass participation in the civil rights movement

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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Grassroots at the Gateway"
62. Cover image for 'Wealth Accumulation and Communities of Color in the United States'
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"
64. 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"
65. Cover image for 'Rhythm is Our Business'
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"
66. Cover image for 'A Mouth Sweeter Than Salt'
An African Memoir
Toyin Falola
The long-awaited memoir from the most prolific historian of Africa
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "A Mouth Sweeter Than Salt"
67. Cover image for 'Black Cultural Traffic'
Crossroads in Global Performance and Popular Culture
Edited by Harry J. Elam, Jr. and Kennell Jackson
Fresh takes on key questions in black performance and black popular culture, by leading artists, academics, and critics
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Black Cultural Traffic"
68. Cover image for 'Cattle Bring Us to Our Enemies'
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
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Cattle Bring Us to Our Enemies"
69. Cover image for 'Commerce in Color'
Race, Consumer Culture, and American Literature, 1893-1933
James C. Davis
Examines the critical role that race played in the birth of U.S. consumer culture 
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Commerce in Color"
70. Cover image for 'Someone to Watch Over Me'
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"
71. 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
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Race, Republicans, and the Return of the Party of Lincoln"
72. Cover image for 'Affirmative Action in Medicine'
Improving Health Care for Everyone
James L. Curtis, M.D.
An important look at how affirmative action in medical training is key to more equitable health care in the United States
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Affirmative Action in Medicine"
73. Cover image for 'After Independence'
Making and Protecting the Nation in Postcolonial and Postcommunist States
Lowell W. Barrington, Ed.
What happens to nationalism after independence is achieved?
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "After Independence"
74. Cover image for 'The Next Twenty-five Years'
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"
75. 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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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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