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101. 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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101. 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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Paper 2006 $39.95 Available Add Paper for "Wealth Accumulation and Communities of Color in the United States" to Cart
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102. Cover image for 'The Past as Present in the Drama of August Wilson'
Harry J. Elam, Jr.
An indispensable guide to the dramatic work of one of America's most important contemporary playwrights
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102. Cover image for 'The Past as Present in the Drama of August Wilson'
Harry J. Elam, Jr.
An indispensable guide to the dramatic work of one of America's most important contemporary playwrights
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Paper 2006 $29.95 Available Add Paper for "The Past as Present in the Drama of August Wilson" to Cart
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102. Cover image for 'The Past as Present in the Drama of August Wilson'
Harry J. Elam, Jr.
An indispensable guide to the dramatic work of one of America's most important contemporary playwrights
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Paper 2006 $29.95 Available Add Paper for "The Past as Present in the Drama of August Wilson" to Cart
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103. 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?
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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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104. Cover image for 'The André Hodeir Jazz Reader'
André Hodeir
A selection of the best writings on jazz by André Hodeir, one of the world's most influential jazz critics
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105. Cover image for 'Gathering Ground'
A Reader Celebrating Cave Canem's First Decade
Toi Derricotte and Cornelius Eady, Editors
A collection from the first ten years of Cave Canem, including work by many leading faculty and the winners of the annual Cave Canem first-book prize
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105. Cover image for 'Gathering Ground'
A Reader Celebrating Cave Canem's First Decade
Toi Derricotte and Cornelius Eady, Editors
A collection from the first ten years of Cave Canem, including work by many leading faculty and the winners of the annual Cave Canem first-book prize
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Paper 2006 $23.95 Available Add Paper for "Gathering Ground" to Cart
Hardcover 2006 $78.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Gathering Ground" to Cart
106. Cover image for 'A Change Is Gonna Come'
Music, Race & the Soul of America
Revised Edition
Craig Werner
The new edition of the groundbreaking chronicle of forty years of black music in America
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Paper 2006 $26.95 Available Add Paper for "A Change Is Gonna Come" to Cart
107. Cover image for 'Harlem Calling'
The Collected Stories of George Wylie Henderson
George Wylie Henderson
The collected stories of George Wylie Henderson, an Alabama writer of the Harlem Renaissance
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108. 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
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108. 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
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108. 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
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109. Cover image for 'A Mouth Sweeter Than Salt'
An African Memoir
Toyin Falola
The long-awaited memoir from the most prolific historian of Africa
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109. Cover image for 'A Mouth Sweeter Than Salt'
An African Memoir
Toyin Falola
The long-awaited memoir from the most prolific historian of Africa
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110. Cover image for 'After the End of History'
The Curious Fate of American Materialism
1st Edition
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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110. 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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111. Cover image for 'Lester Young'
Revised Edition
Lewis Porter
A new edition of the musical biography of jazz tenor saxophonist Lester Young, with a revised discography
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Paper 2005 $21.95 Available Add Paper for "Lester Young" to Cart
112. Cover image for 'Other Germans'
Black Germans and the Politics of Race, Gender, and Memory in the Third Reich
Tina M. Campt
Tells the story, through analysis and oral history, of a nearly forgotten minority under Hitler's regime
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Black Germans and the Politics of Race, Gender, and Memory in the Third Reich
Tina M. Campt
Tells the story, through analysis and oral history, of a nearly forgotten minority under Hitler's regime
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113. Cover image for 'Islam and the Prayer Economy'
History and Authority in a Malian Town
Benjamin F. Soares
A close look at the changing terms of exchange between gifts and blessings
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114. Cover image for 'Boogaloo'
The Quintessence of American Popular Music
Arthur Kempton
The much-anticipated paperback edition of Arthur Kempton's story on the art, influence, and commerce of Black American popular music
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115. 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
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115. 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
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Paper 2004 $37.95 Available Add Paper for "Cattle Bring Us to Our Enemies" to Cart
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116. Cover image for 'Managing Motherhood, Managing Risk'
Fertility and Danger in West Central Tanzania
Denise Roth Allen
An investigation of the consequences resulting from fertility-related development interventions in Tanzania
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116. Cover image for 'Managing Motherhood, Managing Risk'
Fertility and Danger in West Central Tanzania
Denise Roth Allen
An investigation of the consequences resulting from fertility-related development interventions in Tanzania
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Paper 2004 $31.95 Available Add Paper for "Managing Motherhood, Managing Risk" to Cart
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117. Cover image for 'One Nation Under A Groove'
Motown and American Culture
Gerald Early
How Motown changed the landscape of American popular culture
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Paper 2004 $18.95 Available Add Paper for "One Nation Under A Groove" to Cart
118. 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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118. 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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119. 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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Paper 2004 $24.95 Available Add Paper for "Four Jazz Lives" to Cart
Ebook 2011 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Four Jazz Lives"
119. 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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Paper 2004 $24.95 Available Add Paper for "Four Jazz Lives" to Cart
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120. Cover image for 'Population and Progress in a Yoruba Town'
Elisha P. Renne
Argues that progress and fertility cannot be expected to follow a universal trajectory
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Paper 2003 $33.95 Available Add Paper for "Population and Progress in a Yoruba Town" to Cart
121. 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
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Hardcover 2003 $65.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Affirmative Action in Medicine" to Cart
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121. 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
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Hardcover 2003 $65.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Affirmative Action in Medicine" to Cart
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122. 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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Paper 2003 $38.95 Available Add Paper for "Race and the Politics of Welfare Reform" to Cart
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122. 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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Paper 2003 $38.95 Available Add Paper for "Race and the Politics of Welfare Reform" to Cart
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123. Cover image for 'Skin Deep, Spirit Strong'
The Black Female Body in American Culture
Kimberly Wallace-Sanders, Editor
Traces the evolution of the black female body in the American imagination
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Paper 2002 $36.95 Available Add Paper for "Skin Deep, Spirit Strong" to Cart
124. Cover image for 'On Gwendolyn Brooks'
Reliant Contemplation
Stephen Caldwell Wright, Editor
A reassessment of the art and achievements of the first black author to win the Pulitzer Prize
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Paper 2001 $24.95 Available Add Paper for "On Gwendolyn Brooks" to Cart
125. 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"?
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125. 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"?
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Paper 2001 $24.95 Available Add Paper for "Bad Boys" to Cart
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