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The Politics of Rage: George Wallace, the Origins of the New Conservatism and the Transformation of American Politics

by Dan T. Carter

This biography of George Wallace explains how the Alabama governor and presidential candidate was the "most influential loser in 20th century American politics." The author contends that Wallace's "new conservatism"...


Racisms: From the Crusades to the Twentieth Century

by Francisco Bethencourt

Groundbeaking in its global and historical scope, Racisms is the first comprehensive history of racism, from the Crusades to the twentieth century. Demonstrating that there is not one continuous tradition of...


The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority

by Ellen D. Wu

The Color of Success tells of the astonishing transformation of Asians in the United States from the "yellow peril" to "model minorities"--peoples distinct from the white majority but lauded as well-assimilated,...


Body Trade: Captivity, Cannibalism and Colonialism in the Pacific

by Barbara Creed & Jeanette Hoorn

Body Trade exposes myths surrounding the trade in heads, cannibalism, captive white women, the display of indigenous people in fairs and circuses, the stolen generations, the 'comfort' women and the making of...


American Babylon: Race and the Struggle for Postwar Oakland

by Robert O. Self

As the birthplace of the Black Panthers and a nationwide tax revolt, California embodied a crucial motif of the postwar United States: the rise of suburbs and the decline of cities, a process in which black...


Disability, Politics and the Struggle for Change

by Len Barton

This book seeks to explore how disability is understood and the position and experiences of disabled people both within and across different societies. The authors explore the question of politics in relation...


Blood and Bone: Truth and Reconciliation in a Southern Town

by Jack Shuler

A fresh perspective on the Orangeburg Massacre and its legacy


Uncle Tom's Cabin: Or, Life Among the Lowly

by Harriet Beecher Stowe & Anne Douglas

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


The Biopolitics of Race: State Racism and U.S. Immigration

by Sokthan Yeng

The Biopolitics of Race provides philosophical analysis of immigration, a pressing public issue, by focusing on how concerns over state health are used to identify and deny entrance to Mexican, Muslim, homosexual,...


Gun Control in the Third Reich: Disarming the Jews and "Enemies of the State"

by Stephen P. Halbrook

Based on newly discovered secret documents from German archives, diaries, and newspapers of the time, Gun Control in the Third Reich presents the definitive yet hidden history of how the Nazi dictatorship made...


After Civil Rights: Racial Realism in the New American Workplace

by John Skrentny

What role should racial difference play in the American workplace? As a nation, we rely on civil rights law to address this question, and the monumental Civil Rights Act of 1964 seemingly answered it: race must...


Matters of the Heart: A History of Interracial Marriage in New Zealand

by Angela Wanhalla

From whalers and traders marrying into Maori families in the early 19th century to the growth of interracial marriages in the later 20th, Matters of the Heart unravels the long history of interracial relationships...


Latinos Facing Racism: Discrimination, Resistance, and Endurance

by Joe R. Feagin & José A. Cobas

Feagin and Cobas provide the first in-depth examination of the everyday racism faced by middle-class Latinos. Based on a national survey, we learn how a diverse group of talented Latinos-Mexican Americans, Puerto...


Immigrants and Race in the United States: Territorial Racism and the Alien/Outside: Territorial Racism and the Alien/Outside

by Philip Kretsedemas

This book explains how migrants can be viewed as racial others, not just because they are nonwhite, but because they are racially "alien." This way of seeing makes it possible to distinguish migrants from a...


Spaces of Hate: Geographies of Discrimination and Intolerance in the U..S..A..: Geographies of Discrimination and Intolerance in the U.S.A.

A Wall in Jerusalem: Hope, Healing, and the Struggle for Justice in Israel and Palestine

by Mark Braverman

Violence in Israel and Palestine has become the norm.

Do we even understand this conflict? Do we know where it comes from?

Why can't the two sides reach agreement? Can Jews and Palestinians find a way to coexist?...


Pursuing Trayvon Martin: Historical Contexts and Contemporary Manifestations of Racial Dynamics

by George Yancy & Janine Jones

Pursuing Trayvon Martin: Historical Contexts and Contemporary Manifestations of Racial Dynamics explores the historical implications of the fatal shooting of the unarmed black teen, Trayvon Martin, by George...


Shut Out: A Story of Race and Baseball in Boston: A Story of Race and Baseball in Boston

by Howard Bryant

Shut Out is the compelling story of Boston's racial divide viewed through the lens of one of the city's greatest institutions - its baseball team, and told from the perspective of Boston native and noted sports...


Striving and Surviving: A Daily Life Analysis of Honduran Transnational Families: A Daily Life Analysis of Honduran Transnational Families

by Leah Schmalzbauer

Drawing on data the author gathered in Honduras and the United States from weekly time diaries, in-depth interviews, participant observation and interpretive focus groups, she looks specifically at the experience...


Black Youth in Crisis

by E. Cashmore & B. Troyna

First published in 1982, this book considers the position of young Afro-Caribbean people in Britain, in the 1980s. It looks at how, at the time, this group of young people were disproportionately hit by growing...