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African American political thought and American culture : the nation's struggle for racial justice

Author: Alex Zamalin
Publisher: Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book demonstrates how certain African American writers radically re-envisioned core American ideals in order to make them serviceable for racial justice. Each writer's unprecedented reconstruction of key American values has the potential to energize American citizenship today.
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Zamalin, Alex, 1986-
African American political thought and American culture.
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015
(DLC) 2015013926
(OCoLC)909320392
Named Person: James Baldwin; Ralph Ellison; Toni Morrison; James Baldwin; Ralph Ellison; Toni Morrison
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Zamalin
ISBN: 9781137528100 1137528109
OCLC Number: 927960838
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 192 pages)
Contents: African American political thought and American culture --
James Baldwin's reconstruction of American freedom --
Ralph Ellison's democratic vision --
Toni Morrison's Beloved, generosity and racial justice --
Racial justice today.
Responsibility: by Alex Zamalin.

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This book demonstrates how certain African American writers radically re-envisioned core American ideals in order to make them serviceable for racial justice. Each writer's unprecedented reconstruction of key American values has the potential to energize American citizenship today.

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