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White Money/Black Power: The Surprising History of African American Studies and the Crisis of Race in Higher Education

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ISBN-13: 004-6442032711
ISBN-10: 0807032719
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In this concise, compelling volume, Rooks . . . recreates the social and political contexts of the discipline's history, paying particular attention to its past reliance on white philanthropy and involvement. . . A must for anyone working in the field.
-Publishers Weekly

"Rooks is a serious scholar and insider of African American studies, and this book is full of deep insight and sharp analysis."--Cornel West

"A provocative and original history of the relationship between philanthropy, politics and the emergence of Black Studies. White Money/Black Power will become central to discussions and debates about the origins and future of this dynamic and transformative intellectual project."--Farah Jasmine Griffin, author of If You Can't Be Free, Be a Mystery: In Search of Billie Holiday

About the Author

Noliwe M. Rooks is associate director of African American studies at Princeton University. The author of Hair Raising: Beauty, Culture, and African American Women and Ladies' Pages: African American Women's Magazines and the Culture That Made Them, she lives in Princeton, New Jersey.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Beacon Press (February 15, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0807032719
  • ISBN-13: 978-0807032718
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.5 x 8.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 14.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,181,974 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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