Award-Winning Books: African American Studies

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Black Venus 2010

They Called Her "Hottentot"

Edited by Deborah Willis

288 pages
7 x 10
42 duotones

PB: 978-1-4399-0205-9 $38.95 Jan 10
HC: 978-1-4399-0204-2 $86.50 Jan 10
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0206-6 $38.95 Jan 10

Susan Koppelman Award for the Best Edited Volume in Women's Studies by the Popular Culture/American Culture Association, 2011

2111 reg

Body Language

Sisters in Shape, Black Women's Fitness, and Feminist Identity Politics

Kimberly J. Lau

204 pages
5.5 x 8.25


PB: 978-1-4399-0309-4 $28.95 Aug 11
HC: 978-1-4399-0308-7 $81.50 Aug 11
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0310-0 $28.95 Aug 11

Elli Köngäs-Maranda Professional Prize, American Folklore Society, 2011

2145 reg

The City on the Hill from Below

The Crisis of Prophetic Black Politics

Stephen H. Marshall

250 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-4399-0656-9 $30.95 Aug 12
HC: 978-1-4399-0655-2 $71.50 Jun 11
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0657-6 $30.95 Jun 11

American Political Science Association's Foundations of Political Theory First Book Award, 2012

2223 reg

A City within a City

The Black Freedom Struggle in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Todd E Robinson

248 pages
6 x 9
3 tables, 12 halftones

PB: 978-1-4399-0922-5 $31.95 Dec 12
HC: 978-1-4399-0921-8 $91.50 Dec 12
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0923-2 $31.95 Dec 12

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2013

1338 reg

Critical White Studies

Looking Behind the Mirror

Edited by Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic

704 pages
7 x 10


PB: 978-1-56639-532-8 $51.95 Jun 97
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0151-9 $51.95

Honorable Mention for Outstanding Books Awards, Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights in North America, 1997

1727 reg

The Disenfranchisement of Ex-Felons

Elizabeth A. Hull

232 pages
5.5 x 8.25
3 tables

PB: 978-1-59213-185-3 $27.95 Jan 06
HC: 978-1-59213-184-6 $71.50 Jan 06
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0441-1 $27.95

Honorable Mention at the 2006 Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Awards

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The End of White World Supremacy

Black Internationalism and the Problem of the Color Line

Roderick D. Bush

264 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-59213-573-8 $32.95 Jul 09
HC: 978-1-59213-572-1 $86.50 Jul 09
Ebook: 978-1-59213-574-5 $32.95

Paul Sweezy Marxist Sociology Award from the American Sociological Association conference, 2010

2253 reg

Envisioning Emancipation

Black Americans and the End of Slavery

Deborah Willis and Barbara Krauthamer

240 pages
7 x 10
150 halftones

PB: 978-1-4399-0986-7 $24.95 Feb 17
HC: 978-1-4399-0985-0 $59.50 Feb 13

Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work—Non-Fiction, 2014
One of the Top 25 Outstanding Academic Titles, Choice, 2013

1746 reg

From Black Power to Hip Hop

Racism, Nationalism, and Feminism

Patricia Hill Collins

256 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-59213-092-4 $27.95 Jan 06
HC: 978-1-59213-091-7 $71.50 Jan 06
Ebook: 978-1-59213-790-9 $27.95

Honorable Mention at the 2006 Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Awards

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No More Invisible Man

Race and Gender in Men's Work

Adia Harvey Wingfield

212 pages
5.5 x 8.25
3 tables

PB: 978-1-4399-0973-7 $27.95
HC: 978-1-4399-0972-0 $81.50
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0974-4 $27.95

Distinguished Book Award from the American Sociological Association's section on Race, Gender and Class, 2014
Richard A. Lester Prize from the Industrial Relations Section at Princeton University, 2014

1900 reg

Savoring the Salt

The Legacy of Toni Cade Bambara

Edited by Linda Janet Holmes and Cheryl A. Wall

320 pages
6 x 9
16 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-625-4 $31.95 Nov 07
HC: 978-1-59213-624-7 $86.50 Nov 07
Ebook: 978-1-59213-626-1 $31.95

Selected as “‘The Best of the Best’ from the University Presses” Books You Should Know About” for the ALA Annual Conference, 2008

1916 reg

Silent Gesture

The Autobiography of Tommie Smith

Tommie Smith and David Steele

288 pages
6 x 9
16 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-640-7 $27.95 Apr 08
HC: 978-1-59213-639-1 $71.50 Jan 07
Ebook: 978-1-59213-641-4 $27.95 Jan 07

Author Tommie Smith received the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs, 2008
Named one of two “Adult Nonfiction Honor Books” by The Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA)., 2008
Nominated for an NAACP Image Award in the category “Outstanding Literary Work – Biography/Autobiography”, 2008

2317 reg

Softly, with Feeling

Joe Wilder and the Breaking of Barriers in American Music

Edward Berger

400 pages
6 x 9
1 tables, 35 halftones

HC: 978-1-4399-1127-3 $36.00 Apr 18
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1129-7 $36.00

Association for Recorded Sound Collections' Award for Excellence in the category of Best Historical Research in Recorded Jazz, 2015

2325 reg

Unbought and Unbossed

Transgressive Black Women, Sexuality, and Representation

Trimiko Melancon

256 pages
5.5 x 8.5
5 halftones

PB: 978-1-4399-1146-4 $27.95 Oct 14
HC: 978-1-4399-1145-7 $75.50 Oct 14
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1147-1 $27.95

College Language Association Creative Scholarship Book Award, 2016