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

Format(s) : ePub
9,99
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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...
Editeur : Civitas Books
Parution : 2014-03-04

Format(s) : ePub
8,99
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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, Harlem's diverse array of artists and activists launched a bold cultural offensive aimed at winning democracy for all Americans, regardless of race or...
Editeur : Civitas Books
Parution : 2013-09-10

Format(s) : ePub
11,99
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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

Format(s) : ePub
13,99
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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,...
Editeur : Civitas Books
Parution : 2010-08-24

Format(s) : ePub
10,99
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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

Format(s) : ePub
7,99
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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...
Editeur : Civitas Books
Parution : 2009-12-29

Format(s) : ePub
7,99
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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

Format(s) : ePub
7,99
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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
6,99
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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

Format(s) : ePub
11,99
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