By Jane Anna Gordon,Lewis Gordon
- Contains unique essays through professional individuals within the box of African-American Studies
- Creates a groundbreaking re-appraisal of the heritage and way forward for the field
- Includes a sequence of reflections from those that confirmed African American reports as a bona fide educational discipline
- Captures the dynamic interplay of African American experiences with different fields of inquiry.
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A Companion to African-American Studies (Blackwell Companions in Cultural Studies) by Jane Anna Gordon,Lewis Gordon