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The Invention of the White Race, Volume 1
Racial Oppression and Social Control
Written by Theodore W. Allen
Introduction by Jeffrey B. Perry


Format: eBook, 372 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $29.95

When the first Africans arrived in Virginia in 1619, there were no “white” people there. Nor, according to colonial records, would there be for another sixty years. In this seminal two-volume work, The Invention of the White Race, Theodore W. Allen tells the story of how America’s ruling classes created the... Read more >
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The Invention of the White Race, Volume 2
The Origin of Racial Oppression in Anglo-America
Written by Theodore W. Allen
Introduction by Jeffrey B. Perry


Format: eBook, 422 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $29.95

On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1963, Martin Luther King outlined a dream of an America where people would not be judged by the color of their skin. That dream has yet to be realized, but some three centuries ago it was a reality. Back then, neither social practice... Read more >
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Place, Not Race
Place, Not Race
Written by Sheryll Cashin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807086148
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Place, Not Race
A New Vision of Opportunity in America
Written by Sheryll Cashin


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $25.95

From a nationally recognized expert, a fresh and original argument for bettering affirmative action
 
Race-based affirmative action had been declining as a factor in university admissions even before the recent spate of related cases arrived at the Supreme Court. Since Ward Connerly kickstarted a state-by-state political mobilization against affirmative action... Read more >
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Place, Not Race
A New Vision of Opportunity in America
Written by Sheryll Cashin


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $25.95

From a nationally recognized expert, a fresh and original argument for bettering affirmative action
 
Race-based affirmative action had been declining as a factor in university admissions even before the recent spate of related cases arrived at the Supreme Court. Since Ward Connerly kickstarted a state-by-state political mobilization against affirmative action... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Autobiography of a Blue-eyed Devil
Autobiography of a Blue-eyed Devil
Written by Inga Muscio
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609805203
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Autobiography of a Blue-eyed Devil
My Life and Times in a Racist, Imperialist Society
Written by Inga Muscio


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $16.95

In an updated second edition of her follow-up to the cult classic Cunt, Inga Muscio asserts that the history taught in schools and perpetuated in all areas of life in the US is, in fact, a marketing brand developed by powerful people to maintain gross inequities. With Autobiography of a Blue-Eyed... Read more >
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Autobiography of a Blue-eyed Devil
My Life and Times in a Racist, Imperialist Society
Written by Inga Muscio


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $16.95

In an updated second edition of her follow-up to the cult classic Cunt, Inga Muscio asserts that the history taught in schools and perpetuated in all areas of life in the US is, in fact, a marketing brand developed by powerful people to maintain gross inequities. With Autobiography of a Blue-Eyed... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Racecraft
Racecraft
Written by Karen E. Fields and Barbara J. Fields
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781683132
Our Price: $18.95
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Racecraft
The Soul of Inequality in American Life
Written by Karen E. Fields and Barbara J. Fields


Format: Trade Paperback, 310 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $18.95

Most people assume that racism grows from a perception of human difference: the fact of race gives rise to the practice of racism. Sociologist Karen E. Fields and historian Barbara J. Fields argue otherwise: the practice of racism produces the illusion of race, through what they call "racecraft." And this phenomenon... Read more >
Reflections On Anti-Semitism
Reflections On Anti-Semitism
Written by Alain Badiou, Eric Hazan and Ivan Segre
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781681152
Our Price: $95.00
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Reflections On Anti-Semitism

Written by Alain Badiou, Eric Hazan and Ivan Segre


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: December 17, 2013
Price: $95.00

Since the inception of the ‘War on Terror’, Israel has become increasingly important to Western imperial strategy and ever more aggressive in its policies towards the Palestinians. A key ideological weapon in this development is the cynical and unjustified accusation of ‘anti-Semitism’ to silence protest and dissent.

For historical reasons, this tactic has been deployed most forcefully... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Gather at the Table
Gather at the Table
Written by Thomas Norman DeWolf and Sharon Morgan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807014448
Our Price: $16.00
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Gather at the Table
The Healing Journey of a Daughter of Slavery and a Son of the Slave Trade
Written by Thomas Norman DeWolf and Sharon Morgan


Format: Trade Paperback, 232 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $16.00

Two people—a black woman and a white man—confront the legacy of slavery and racism head-on
 
“We embarked on this journey because we believe America must overcome the racial barriers that divide us, the barriers that drive us to strike out at one another out of ignorance and fear. To do nothing... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Hunting Season
Hunting Season
Written by Mirta Ojito
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807001813
Our Price: $24.95
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Hunting Season
Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town
Written by Mirta Ojito


Format: Hardcover, 264 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $24.95

2014 International Latino Awards Finalist

The true story of an immigrant's murder that turned a quaint village on the Long Island shore into ground zero in the war on immigration

 
In November 2008, Marcelo Lucero, a thirty-seven-year-old undocumented Ecuadorean immigrant, was attacked and murdered by a group of teenagers as he... Read more >
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Hunting Season
Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town
Written by Mirta Ojito


Format: eBook, 264 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $26.95

The true story of an immigrant's murder that turned a quaint village on the Long Island shore into ground zero in the war on immigration
 
In November of 2008, Marcelo Lucero, a thirty-seven-year-old undocumented Ecuadorean immigrant, was brutally attacked and murdered by a group of teenagers as he walked the...

Read more >
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Residence Georgian Plantation
Residence Georgian Plantation
Written by Frances Anne Kemble
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307829672
Our Price: $16.99
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Residence Georgian Plantation

Written by Frances Anne Kemble


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2013
Price: $16.99

Fanny Kemble was one of the leading lights of the English theater in the nineteenth century. During a triumphant tour of America, she met and married a wealthy Philadelphian, Pierce Butler, part of whose fortune derived from his family’s vast cotton and rice plantation on the Sea Islands of Georgia. After... Read more >
Reflections On Anti-Semitism

Written by Alain Badiou, Eric Hazan and Ivan Segre


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $29.95

Since the inception of the ‘War on Terror’, Israel has become increasingly important to Western imperial strategy and ever more aggressive in its policies towards the Palestinians. A key ideological weapon in this development is the cynical and unjustified accusation of ‘anti-Semitism’ to silence protest and dissent.

For historical reasons, this tactic has been deployed most forcefully... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Reflections On Anti-Semitism
Reflections On Anti-Semitism
Written by Alain Badiou, Eric Hazan and Ivan Segre
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844678778
Our Price: $29.95
 Quantity: 1 
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Reflections On Anti-Semitism

Written by Alain Badiou, Eric Hazan and Ivan Segre


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $29.95

Since the inception of the ‘War on Terror’, Israel has become increasingly important to Western imperial strategy and ever more aggressive in its policies towards the Palestinians. A key ideological weapon in this development is the cynical and unjustified accusation of ‘anti-Semitism’ to silence protest and dissent.

For historical reasons, this tactic has been deployed most forcefully... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
To Sin Against Hope
To Sin Against Hope
Written by Alfredo Gutierrez
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844679928
Our Price: $24.95
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To Sin Against Hope
Life and Politics on the Borderland
Written by Alfredo Gutierrez


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $24.95

Alfredo Gutierrez’s father, a US citizen, was deported to Mexico from his Arizona hometown—the mining town where Alfredo grew up. This occurred during a wave of anti-immigrant hysteria stoked by the Great Depression, but as Gutierrez makes clear, in a book that is both a personal chronicle and a thought-provoking history... Read more >
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To Sin Against Hope
Life and Politics on the Borderland
Written by Alfredo Gutierrez


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $24.95

Alfredo Gutierrez’s father, a US citizen, was deported to Mexico from his Arizona hometown—the mining town where Alfredo grew up. This occurred during a wave of anti-immigrant hysteria stoked by the Great Depression, but as Gutierrez makes clear, in a book that is both a personal chronicle and a thought-provoking history... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Divided We Fail
Divided We Fail
Written by Sarah Garland
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807001776
Our Price: $26.95
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Divided We Fail
The Story of an African American Community That Ended the Era of School Desegregation
Written by Sarah Garland


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $26.95

Examines why school desegregation, despite its success in closing the achievement gap, was never embraced wholeheartedly in the black community as a remedy for racial inequality
 
In 2007, a court case originally filed in Louisville, Kentucky, was argued before the Supreme Court and officially ended the era of school desegregation— both changing...

Read more >
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Divided We Fail
The Story of an African American Community That Ended the Era of School Desegregation
Written by Sarah Garland


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $26.95

Examines why school desegregation, despite its success in closing the achievement gap, was never embraced wholeheartedly in the black community as a remedy for racial inequality
 
In 2007, a court case originally filed in Louisville, Kentucky, was argued before the Supreme Court and officially ended the era of school desegregation— both changing...

Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The Color Complex (Revised)
The Color Complex (Revised)
Written by Kathy Russell, Midge Wilson, Ph.D. and Ronald Hall
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307744234
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The Color Complex (Revised)
The Politics of Skin Color in a New Millennium
Written by Kathy Russell, Midge Wilson, Ph.D. and Ronald Hall


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $16.00

A provocative exploration of how Western standards of beauty are influencing cultures across the globe and impacting personal, professional, romantic and familial relationships. Processes like skin lightening in India, hair smoothing in Black America, eyelid reconstruction in China, and plastic surgery worldwide continue to rise in popularity for men and women...

Read more >
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The Color Complex (Revised)
The Color Complex (Revised)
Written by Kathy Russell, Midge Wilson, Ph.D. and Ronald Hall
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307744241
Our Price: $11.99
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The Color Complex (Revised)
The Politics of Skin Color in a New Millennium
Written by Kathy Russell, Midge Wilson, Ph.D. and Ronald Hall


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $11.99

A courageous, humane, and provocative examination  of how differences in color and features among  African Americans have played and continue to play a  role in their professional lives, friendships,  romances, and families. Read more >
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The Invention of the White Race, Volume 1
The Invention of the White Race, Volume 1
Written by Theodore W. Allen, Introduction by Jeffrey B. Perry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844677696
Our Price: $29.95
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The Invention of the White Race, Volume 1
Racial Oppression and Social Control
Written by Theodore W. Allen
Introduction by Jeffrey B. Perry


Format: Trade Paperback, 372 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $29.95

When the first Africans arrived in Virginia in 1619, there were no “white” people there. Nor, according to colonial records, would there be for another sixty years. In this seminal two-volume work, The Invention of the White Race, Theodore W. Allen tells the story of how America’s ruling classes created the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Invention of the White Race, Volume 2
The Invention of the White Race, Volume 2
Written by Theodore W. Allen, Introduction by Jeffrey B. Perry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844677702
Our Price: $29.95
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The Invention of the White Race, Volume 2
The Origin of Racial Oppression in Anglo-America
Written by Theodore W. Allen
Introduction by Jeffrey B. Perry


Format: Trade Paperback, 422 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $29.95

On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1963, Martin Luther King outlined a dream of an America where people would not be judged by the color of their skin. That dream has yet to be realized, but some three centuries ago it was a reality. Back then, neither social practice... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Gather at the Table
Gather at the Table
Written by Thomas Norman DeWolf and Sharon Morgan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807014417
Our Price: $25.95
 Quantity: 1 
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Gather at the Table
The Healing Journey of a Daughter of Slavery and a Son of the Slave Trade
Written by Thomas Norman DeWolf and Sharon Morgan


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $25.95

Two people—a black woman and a white man—confront the legacy of slavery and racism head-on
 
“We embarked on this journey because we believe America must overcome the racial barriers that divide us, the barriers that drive us to strike out at one another out of ignorance and fear. To do nothing... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Gather at the Table
The Healing Journey of a Daughter of Slavery and a Son of the Slave Trade
Written by Thomas Norman DeWolf and Sharon Morgan


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $25.95

Two people—a black woman and a white man—confront the legacy of slavery and racism head-on
 
“We embarked on this journey because we believe America must overcome the racial barriers that divide us, the barriers that drive us to strike out at one another out of ignorance and fear. To do nothing... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Racecraft
Racecraft
Written by Barbara J. Fields and Karen Fields
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844679942
Our Price: $26.95
 Quantity: 1 
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Racecraft
The Soul of Inequality in American Life
Written by Barbara J. Fields and Karen Fields


Format: Hardcover, 310 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $26.95

Most people assume that racism grows from a perception of human difference: the fact of race gives rise to the practice of racism. Sociologist Karen E. Fields and historian Barbara J. Fields argue otherwise: the practice of racism produces the illusion of race, through what they call “racecraft.” And this phenomenon... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
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