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The Black Power Movement : Rethinking the Civil Rights-Black Power Era - Peniel E. Joseph

The Black Power Movement

Rethinking the Civil Rights-Black Power Era

By: Peniel E. Joseph (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 24th May 2006
ISBN: 9780415945950
Number Of Pages: 385

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The Black Power Movement remains an enigma. Often misunderstood and ill-defined, this radical movement is now beginning to receive sustained and serious scholarly attention.

Peniel Joseph has collected the freshest and most impressive list of contributors around to write original essays on the Black Power Movement. Taken together they provide a critical and much needed historical overview of the Black Power era. Offering important examples of undocumented histories of black liberation, this volume offers both powerful and poignant examples of 'Black Power Studies' scholarship.

"The collection is enjoyable, welcome, and important." Journal of American History

Acknowledgmentsp. VII
List of Illustrationsp. IX
Prefacep. XI
Introduction: Toward a Historiography of the Black Power Movementp. 1
"Alabama on Avalon" Rethinking the Watts Uprising and the Character of Black Protest in Los Angelesp. 27
Amiri Baraka, the Congress of African People, and Black Power Politics from the 1961 United Nations Protest to the 1972 Gary Conventionp. 55
Black Women, Urban Politics, and Engendering Black Powerp. 79
Black Feminists Respond to Black Power Masculinismp. 105
The Third World Women's Alliance Black Feminist Radicalism and Black Power Politicsp. 119
The Roots of Black Power? Armed Resistance and the Radicalization of the Civil Rights Movementp. 145
"A Red, Black and Green Liberation Jumpsuit" Roy Wilkins, the Black Panthers, and the Conundrum of Black Powerp. 167
Rainbow Radicalism The Rise of the Radical Ethnic Nationalismp. 193
"A Holiday of Our Own" Kwanzaa, Cultural Nationalism, and the Promotion of a Black Power Holiday, 1966-1985p. 229
Black Studies, Student Activism, and the Black Power Movementp. 251
Notesp. 279
Contributorsp. 355
Indexp. 357
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ISBN: 9780415945950
ISBN-10: 041594595X
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 385
Published: 24th May 2006
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.11 x 16.05  x 2.72
Weight (kg): 0.79
Edition Number: 1