Explore the National Museum of African American History and Culture's special page on Talking about Race. Includes information for parents and educators and virtual displays on the history of race in America.
Working Women, Entrepreneurs, and the Mexican Revolution illustrates the ways in which the immigrant and women’s work cultures transformed Córdoba’s regional coffee economy and in turn influenced the development of the nation’s coffee agro-export industry and its labor force between the 1890s and the 1960s.
Sport, Philosophy, and Good Lives discusses the way that Buddhism, Taoism, and the Bhagavad Gita might be used to address the vulnerabilities of sports participants. Feezell draws from current sports issues, popular literature, and contemporary sports figures to examine the attraction and value of sports and accompanying ethical issues.
Tumors in Domestic Animals, Fifth Edition is a fully revised new edition of the most comprehensive and authoritative reference on veterinary tumor pathology in common domestic animals, now in full color throughout with the most current advances in research and diagnostics.
That Dream Shall Have a Nameexamines the works of five Native American writers and their efforts, beginning in the colonial period, to redefine an “America” and “American identity” that includes Native Americans. This work analyzes relationships between Native and American identity and politics in a way that is accessible and compelling.
Inspired by the colonial tale of an African midwife who kept a cord of some seventy knots, each one marking a child she had killed at birth, the novel transports us back to Saint-Domingue, before it became Haiti. In telling Lisette’s story, Trouillot gives the revolution that will soon rock the island a human face and at long last sheds light on the invisible women and men of Haitian history.
Post-Westerns examines the haunted inheritance of the Western fim in contemporary U.S. culture. Campbell's book reveals how close examination of certain postwar films reconfigures notions of region and nation, the Western, and the West itself.
Exploring the combination of genius, infighting, and luck that powered the creation of today's electronic age, Conquering the Electron debunks the hero worship so often plaguing the stories of great advances, presenting each revolutionary technological advance right alongside blow-by-blow personal battles that all too often took place.