Redress for Historical Injustices in the United States: On Reparations for Slavery, Jim Crow, and Their Legacies
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BeschreibungA collection of seminal essays that examines the arguments in favor of the redress movement in the United States.
PortraitMichael T. Martin is Professor of African American and African Diaspora Studies and Director of the Black Film Center/Archive at Indiana University. He is the editor of "New Latin American Cinema "and "Cinemas of the Black Diaspora" and a coeditor of "Studies of Development and Change in the Modern World."Marilyn Yaquinto is Assistant Professor of Communication at Truman State University. She is the author of "Pump 'Em Full of Lead: A Look at Gangsters on Film" and a former journalist with the "Los Angeles Times."
Pressestimmen"A truly impressive achievement in its range of approaches, depth of analysis, and variety of sources, this book should immediately become the definitive text on the subject of reparations for black Americans."-- Charles W. Mills, John Evans Professor of Moral and Intellectual Philosophy, Northwestern University "It will be far harder to dismiss the deeply resonant and persistent demand for reparations in the wake of this remarkable collection of interdisciplinary research and historical documentation. This monumental work is ideal for teaching how history and policy intersect."--David Roediger, Kendrick C. Babcock Professor of History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: DUKE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2007
Seitenanzahl: 702 Seiten