Three African American Classics

Three African American Classics


  • Author : W. E. B. Du Bois
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2012-03-07
  • Genre: Social Science
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780486131115


Three African American Classics Book Description :

Essential reading for students of African-American history includes autobiographies of former slaves Washington and Douglass, plus Du Bois' landmark essays, which counsel an aggressive approach to civil rights....

Three Classic African American Novels

Three Classic African American Novels


  • Author : Frederick Douglass
  • Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • Release Date : 2002-12-19
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 0451528700


Three Classic African American Novels Book Description :

Collects the first three novels written by African Americans in the 1850s. The heroic slave: the story of a mutiny aboard the slave ship Creole in 1841. Clotel: follows the lives and varying fortunes of a family of four slave women. Our Nig: a young woman overcomes the cruelty of her white employer to pursue an education and career....

Early African American Classics

Early African American Classics


  • Author : Anthony Appiah
  • Publisher : Bantam Classics
  • Release Date : 2008-05-20
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780553905090


Early African American Classics Book Description :

This essential one-volume collection brings together some of the most influential and significant works by African-American writers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Included herein are such classics as Frederick Douglass’s Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave (1845) and excerpts from W.E.B. DuBois’s The Souls of Black Folk (1903), Harriet A. Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself (1861), Booker T. Washington’s Up from Slavery (1901), and James Weldon Johnson’s The Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man (1912). Whether read as records of African-American history, autobiography, or literature, these invaluable texts stand as timeless monuments to the courage, intellect, and dignity ...

African American Classics in Criminology and Criminal Justice

African American Classics in Criminology and Criminal Justice


  • Author : Shaun L Gabbidon
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Social Science
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  • ISBN 10 : 0761924337


African American Classics in Criminology and Criminal Justice Book Description :

This anthology provides a collection of classic articles in criminology/criminal justice written by black scholars and researchers beginning with W E B Dubois up through Lee Brown, the current mayor of Houston, TX. Articles focus on crime and the black community in social, economic, and political contexts. Never before collected in a single volume, this book offers a chronology of late 19th and 20th century perspectives from African-American scholars who, until recently, have not had a major voice in the development of criminological theory and social policy....

Early African American Classics

Early African American Classics


  • Author : Anthony Appiah
  • Publisher : Bantam Classics
  • Release Date : 2008-05-20
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780553905090


Early African American Classics Book Description :

This essential one-volume collection brings together some of the most influential and significant works by African-American writers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Included herein are such classics as Frederick Douglass’s Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave (1845) and excerpts from W.E.B. DuBois’s The Souls of Black Folk (1903), Harriet A. Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself (1861), Booker T. Washington’s Up from Slavery (1901), and James Weldon Johnson’s The Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man (1912). Whether read as records of African-American history, autobiography, or literature, these invaluable texts stand as timeless monuments to the courage, intellect, and dignity ...

American Negro Folktales

American Negro Folktales


  • Author : Richard M. Dorson
  • Publisher : Courier Dover Publications
  • Release Date : 2015-07-15
  • Genre: Literary Collections
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780486796802


American Negro Folktales Book Description :

Rich anthology of African-American folklore offers scores of humorous and harrowing stories. Collected during the mid-20th century, the tales tell of talking animals, ghosts, devils, and saints....

A Home Elsewhere

A Home Elsewhere


  • Author : Robert B. Stepto
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
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  • ISBN 10 : 0674050967


A Home Elsewhere Book Description :

Reexamines works of African American literature through the lens of Barack Obama's life and accomplishments, discussing such topics as biracial identity, black manhood, and the pain of abandonment....

Classic American Autobiographies

Classic American Autobiographies


  • Author : William L. Andrews
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2014-12-02
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780698408104


Classic American Autobiographies Book Description :

The true diversity of the American experience comes to life in this superlative collection of autobiographies—including those of Benjamin Franklin, Frederick Douglas, Mark Twain, and more... A True History of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson (1682), perhaps the first American bestseller, recounts this thirty-nine-year-old woman’s harrowing months as the captive of Narragansett Indians. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (1771–1789), the most famous of all American autobiographies, gives a lively portrait of a chandler’s son who became a scientist, inventor, educator, diplomat, humorist—and a Founding Father of this land. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (1845), the gripping slave narrative that helped cha...

Three Classic African American Novels

Three Classic African American Novels


  • Author : William L. Andrews
  • Publisher : Signet
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Genre: African American women
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  • ISBN 10 : UOM:49015001237149


Three Classic African American Novels Book Description :

LITERATURE-CLASSICS & CONTEMPORARY...

Crossing the Danger Water

Crossing the Danger Water


  • Author : Deirdre Mullane
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2008-06-26
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1439505764


Crossing the Danger Water Book Description :

A chronological history of African-American life and thought represents a broad written and oral tradition and includes evidence of an African presence in America predating Columbus, brief historical introductions to each piece, and biographical notes. Original....