Télécharger le livre :  Book of Rhymes

The definitive account of rap and hip hop as forms of American poetry"Bradley is a visionary critic, skillful and wise.... Book of Rhymes is a tour de force, brilliantly renovating hip hop criticism as [lit] rescues the forgotten vanguard of American poetry." --Henry...
Editeur : Civitas Books
Parution : 2017-06-27

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Télécharger le livre :  Stokely

Stokely Carmichael, the charismatic and controversial black activist, stepped onto the pages of history when he called for "Black Power" during a speech one Mississippi night in 1966. A firebrand who straddled both the American civil rights and Black Power movements,...
Editeur : Civitas Books
Parution : 2014-03-04

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9,49
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Télécharger le livre :  Harlem Nocturne

As World War II raged overseas, Harlem witnessed a battle of its own. Brimming with creative and political energy, the neighborhood's diverse array of artists and activists took advantage of a brief period of progressivism during the war years to launch a bold cultural...
Editeur : Civitas Books
Parution : 2013-09-10

Format(s) : ePub
13,99
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Télécharger le livre :  The Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Reader

Educator, writer, critic, intellectual, film-maker-Henry Louis Gates, Jr., has been widely praised as being one of America's most prominent and prolific scholars. In what will be an essential volume, The Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Reader collects three decades of writings...
Editeur : Civitas Books
Parution : 2012-05-01

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15,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Tradition and the Black Atlantic

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s Tradition and the Black Atlantic is both a vibrant romp down the rabbit hole of cultural studies and an examination of the discipline's roots and role in contemporary thought. In this conversational tour through the halls of theory, Gates leaps...
Editeur : Civitas Books
Parution : 2010-08-24

Format(s) : ePub
11,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Dark Days, Bright Nights

The Civil Rights Movement is now remembered as a long-lost era, which came to an end along with the idealism of the 1960s. In Dark Days, Bright Nights, acclaimed scholar Peniel E. Joseph puts this pat assessment to the test, showing the 60s -- particularly the...
Editeur : Civitas Books
Parution : 2010-01-05

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Télécharger le livre :  Born to Use Mics

At the age of nineteen, Nasir "Nas" Jones began recording tracks for his debut album -- and changed the music world forever. Released in 1994, Illmatic was hailed as an instant masterpiece and has proven one of the most influential albums in hip-hop history. With its...
Editeur : Civitas Books
Parution : 2009-12-29

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Télécharger le livre :  The Right Mistake

Living in south central L.A., Socrates Fortlow is a sixty-year-old ex-convict still strong enough to kill men with his bare hands. Filled with profound guilt about his own crimes and disheartened by the chaos of the streets, Socrates calls together local people of all...
Editeur : Civitas Books
Parution : 2009-09-29

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Télécharger le livre :  Some of Us Did Not Die

"She remains a thinker and activist who 'insists upon complexity.' "Reamy Jansen, San Francisco Chronicle*Some of Us Did Not Die brings together a rich sampling of the late poet June Jordan's prose writings. The essays in this collection, which include her last writings...
Editeur : Civitas Books
Parution : 2009-08-05

Format(s) : ePub
7,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Out There

With this appreciation of three very different black writers, novelist Darryl Pinckney reminds us that marginal or neglected literary figures have a lot to tell us about the history of a people who are always "outsiders." Born in Jamaica in 1883, J. A. Rogers was an...
Editeur : Civitas Books
Parution : 2009-07-21

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14,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Mending the World

The many facets of black family life have not always been fully visible in American literature. Black families have often been portrayed as chaotic, fractured, and emotionally devastated, and historians and sociologists are just beginning to acknowledge the resilience...
Editeur : Civitas Books
Parution : 2009-07-21

Format(s) : ePub
9,49
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Télécharger le livre :  Can You Hear Me Now?

"Before I wanted to write the world, I sought to right it," declares Michael Eric Dyson. As one of America's most visible, inspirational, and quotable public intellectuals, Dyson has weighed in on a vast array of issues. In his books and newspaper articles, over...
Editeur : Civitas Books
Parution : 2009-05-12

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Télécharger le livre :  A More Unbending Battle

The night broke open in a storm of explosions and fire.The sound of shells whizzing overhead, screeching through the night like wounded pheasants, was terrifying. When the shells exploded prematurely overhead, a rain of shrapnel fell on the men below -- better than when...
Editeur : Civitas Books
Parution : 2009-05-12

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15,99
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Télécharger le livre :  The Trials of Phillis Wheatley

In 1773, the slave Phillis Wheatley literally wrote her way to freedom. The first person of African descent to publish a book of poems in English, she was emancipated by her owners in recognition of her literary achievement. For a time, Wheatley was the most famous...
Editeur : Civitas Books
Parution : 2009-04-29

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Télécharger le livre :  Soldier

A profoundly moving childhood memoir by a noted poet, essayist, teacher, and journalist. "SHORTA not uncommon story is here captured with astonishing beauty" the childhood of a gifted daughter whose immigrant parents must struggle in order to provide her with the...
Editeur : Civitas Books
Parution : 2009-04-28

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8,49
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Télécharger le livre :  Party Crashing

For the last forty years the label "black voter" has been virtually synonymous with "Democrat" but a new generation of voters is changing that. In her provocative new book Party Crashing, political commentator Keli Goff introduces America's newest swing voter. Like...
Editeur : Civitas Books
Parution : 2009-04-28

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Télécharger le livre :  Considering Genius

Stanley Crouch-MacArthur "Genius" Award recipient, co-founder of Jazz at Lincoln Center, National Book Award nominee, and perennial bull in the china shop of black intelligentsia-has been writing about jazz and jazz artists for more than thirty years. His reputation for...
Editeur : Civitas Books
Parution : 2009-04-27

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Télécharger le livre :  Ripples Of Hope

Ripples of Hope brings together the most influential and important civil rights speeches from the entire range of American history-from the colonial period to the present. Gathered from the great speeches of the civil rights movement of African Americans, Asian...
Editeur : Civitas Books
Parution : 2009-04-21

Format(s) : ePub
11,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Being Sugar Ray

And in this corner, hailing from Black Bottom, Detroit by way of Harlem, with more victories than Joe Louis and Muhammad Ali combined, the greatest fighter-pound for pound-of all time: Sugar Ray Robinson. If imitation is truly the sincerest form of flattery then there...
Editeur : Civitas Books
Parution : 2009-04-13

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Télécharger le livre :  The Artificial White Man

In this penetrating collection of original essays, legendary gadfly and esteemed critic Stanley Crouch tackles the notion on authenticity-what it is, what it isn't, and what we make of it, for good or for bad. While the question of who's the real deal and who isn't has...
Editeur : Civitas Books
Parution : 2009-03-25

Format(s) : ePub
5,99
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