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White Waters And Black

Pub Date : 2001-03-01 | Author : Gordon MacCreagh | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 0226500187
ISBN 13 : 9780226500188

With a wicked eye for absurdities, Gordon MacCreagh recounts his adventures with eight "Eminent Scientificos" as they set out to explore the Amazon in 1923 without any idea of what..


White Waters And Black

Pub Date : 2001-03-01 | Author : Gordon MacCreagh | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 0226500187
ISBN 13 : 9780226500188

With a wicked eye for absurdities, Gordon MacCreagh recounts his adventures with eight "Eminent Scientificos" as they set out to explore the Amazon in 1923 without any idea of what..


The Color Of Water

Pub Date : 2012-03-01 | Author : James McBride | Publisher : A&C Black

ISBN 10 : 9781408832493
ISBN 13 : 1408832496

As a boy in Brooklyn's Red Hook projects, James McBride knew his mother was different. But when he asked about it, she'd simply say 'I'm light-skinned.' Later he wondered if he was..


Black Water Rising

Pub Date : 2010-07-09 | Author : Attica Locke | Publisher : Profile Books

ISBN 10 : 9781847652645
ISBN 13 : 1847652646

Black Water Rising was shortlisted for the Orange Prize, nominated for an Edgar Award, an NAACP Image Award and a Los Angeles Times Book Prize. On a dark night, out on the Houston ..


Politics In Black And White

Pub Date : 1993 | Author : Raphael Sonenshein | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 0691025487
ISBN 13 : 9780691025483

This book reaches deep into the past of the city of Los Angeles and carries through to the dramatic events that have recently received global attention - the Rodney King beating an..


Black Identities

Pub Date : 2009-06-30 | Author : Mary C. WATERS | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 0674044940
ISBN 13 : 9780674044944

The story of West Indian immigrants to the United States is generally considered to be a great success. Mary Waters, however, tells a very different story. She finds that the value..


Contested Waters

Pub Date : 2009-11-30 | Author : Jeff Wiltse | Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN 10 : 0807888982
ISBN 13 : 9780807888988

From nineteenth-century public baths to today's private backyard havens, swimming pools have long been a provocative symbol of American life. In this social and cultural history of..