American History Sale — African American History

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You Can’t Eat Freedom

You Can’t Eat Freedom

Southerners and Social Justice after the Civil Rights Movement

Greta de Jong

Civil Rights, Culture Wars

Civil Rights, Culture Wars

The Fight over a Mississippi Textbook

Charles W. Eagles

Recaptured Africans

Recaptured Africans

Surviving Slave Ships, Detention, and Dislocation in the Final Years of the Slave Trade

Sharla M. Fett

The End of Days

The End of Days

African American Religion and Politics in the Age of Emancipation

Matthew Harper

Atlantic Bonds

Atlantic Bonds

A Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America to Africa

Lisa A. Lindsay

The President's Kitchen Cabinet

The President's Kitchen Cabinet

The Story of the African Americans Who Have Fed Our First Families, from the Washingtons to the Obamas

Adrian Miller

Colored Travelers

Colored Travelers

Mobility and the Fight for Citizenship before the Civil War

Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor

Julius Chambers

Julius Chambers

A Life in the Legal Struggle for Civil Rights

Richard A. Rosen, Joseph Mosnier

Captive Nation

Captive Nation

Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era

Dan Berger

Making Black Los Angeles

Making Black Los Angeles

Class, Gender, and Community, 1850-1917

Marne L. Campbell

From Reconciliation to Revolution

From Reconciliation to Revolution

The Student Interracial Ministry, Liberal Christianity, and the Civil Rights Movement

David P. Cline

Making Gullah

Making Gullah

A History of Sapelo Islanders, Race, and the American Imagination

Melissa L. Cooper

Congo Love Song

Congo Love Song

African American Culture and the Crisis of the Colonial State

Ira Dworkin

Black for a Day

Black for a Day

White Fantasies of Race and Empathy

Alisha Gaines

The Land Was Ours

The Land Was Ours

How Black Beaches Became White Wealth in the Coastal South

Andrew W. Kahrl

Chained in Silence

Chained in Silence

Black Women and Convict Labor in the New South

Talitha L. LeFlouria

Written/Unwritten

Written/Unwritten

Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure

Patricia A. Matthew

Surrogate Suburbs

Surrogate Suburbs

Black Upward Mobility and Neighborhood Change in Cleveland, 1900–1980

Todd M. Michney

Live and Let Live

Live and Let Live

Diversity, Conflict, and Community in an Integrated Neighborhood

Evelyn M. Perry

Reparation and Reconciliation

Reparation and Reconciliation

The Rise and Fall of Integrated Higher Education

Christi M. Smith

The Product of Our Souls

The Product of Our Souls

Ragtime, Race, and the Birth of the Manhattan Musical Marketplace

David Gilbert

Soul Food

Soul Food

The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine, One Plate at a Time

Adrian Miller

A Luminous Brotherhood

A Luminous Brotherhood

Afro-Creole Spiritualism in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans

Emily Suzanne Clark

Hard Work Is Not Enough

Hard Work Is Not Enough

Gender and Racial Inequality in an Urban Workspace

Katrinell M. Davis

City of Inmates

City of Inmates

Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles, 1771–1965

Kelly Lytle Hernández

Blue Texas

Blue Texas

The Making of a Multiracial Democratic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era

Max Krochmal