Books in the ODU Perry Library
Kareem. Profiles in Courage: A Legacy of African-American Achievement.
New York: Perennial, 2000.*
- Franklin, John Hope. From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000.
Langston, Milton Meltzer, and C. Eric Lincoln, Eds. A Pictorial History
of Blackamericans. 4th rev. ed. New York: Crown Publishers, 1973.
James H. A Lynching in the Heartland: Race and Memory in America. New
York: Palgrave, 2001.
- Bordewich, Fergus M. Bound for Canaan: The Underground Railroad and the War for the Soul of America. New York: Amistad, 2005.
- Eltis, David. The Rise of African Slavery in the Americas. New York: Cambridge
University Press, 2000.*
- Hadden, Sally E. Slave Patrols: Law and Violence in Virginia and the Carolinas. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2001.
- Jacobs, Harriet A. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself. Cambridge, Ma: Harvard University Press, 1987.*
- Johnson, Charles Richard. Africans in America: America's Journey Through Slavery. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1999.*
- Jones, Howard. Mutiny on the Amistad: the Saga of a Slave Revolt and its Impact on American Abolition, Law, and Diplomacy. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988.
- Lovejoy, Paul E. Transformations in Slavery: A History of Slavery in Africa. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000.*
- Rawley, James A. The Transatlantic Slave Trade: A History. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2005.*
- Redpath, James. The Roving Editor, or, Talks with Slaves in the Southern States. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1996.*
- Reynolds, David S. John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005.*
- Robertson, David. Denmark Vesey. New York: Vintage Books, 2000.*
- Schwartz, Marie Jenkins. Born in Bondage: Growing Up Enslaved in the Antebellum South. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University
- Slavery and the making of America. Dir. Danté J. James, et al. Perf. Morgan
Freeman, et al. 2005. DVD. Ambrose Video Pub., 2005.*
- Smith, Mark M. Stono: Documenting and Interpreting a Southern Slave Revolt. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 2005.*
- Switala, William J. Underground Railroad in New Jersey and New York. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2006.*
- White, Deborah G. Ar'n't I a woman?: Female Slaves in the Plantation South. New York: Norton, 1999.*
James. A Time of Terror. Baltimore, MD: Black Classic Press, 1994.*
Stephen Grant. As Long as They Don't Move Next Door: Segregation and
Racial Conflict in American Neighborhoods. Lanham, MD: Rowman &
Littlefield Publishers Inc., 2000.
Melvin Marvin. Desegregation: Resistance and Readiness. Princeton, NJ:
Princeton University Press, 1958.
- Waldrep, Christopher. Lynching in America: A History in Documents. New York: New York University Press, 2006.*
C. Vann. The Strange Career of Jim Crow. New York: Oxford University
Richard. The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow. New York: St. Martin’s
Civil War/Reconstruction :
- Foner, Eric. Forever Free: The Story of Emancipation and Reconstruction. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005.
- Kingseed, Cole C. The American Civil War. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2004.
- Lewis, Earl. In their own interests : race, class, and power in twentieth-century Norfolk, Virginia. Berkeley : University of California Press, c1991, pp. 202-204. F234.N8L48 1991
- Middleton, Stephen. Black Congressmen During Reconstruction: A Documentary Sourcebook. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2002.*
- Woodworth, Steven E. Cultures in conflict--the American Civil War. Westport, CT:
Greenwood Press, 2000.
Civil Rights :
Raymond. Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggles for Racial Justice.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.
Taylor. At Canaan’s Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-68.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2006.
Taylor. Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954-1963. New
York: Simon & Shuster, 1988.
Taylor. Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years, 1963-65. New York:
Simon & Shuster, 1998.*
David Mark. Backfire: How the Ku Klux Klan Helped the Civil Rights Movement.
Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2003.
L., Jacqueline Anne Rouse, and Barbara Woods, Eds. Women in the Civil
Rights Movement: Trailblazers and Torchbearers, 1941-1965. Bloomington:
Indiana University Press, 1993.
Glen, Ed. Before Brown: Civil Rights and White Backlash in the Modern
South. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2004.
- James v. Almond - January 19, 1959 - 170 F. Supp. 331 (court case to re-open Norfolk's public schools)*
Richard H. Civil Rights and the Idea of Freedom. New York: Oxford University
John A. Martin Luther King, Jr. Harlow, England: Pearson Longman, 2005.*
Danny. Memories of the Southern Civil Rights Movement. Chapel Hill:
The University of North Carolina Press, 1992.
Post-Civil Rights :
- Gray, Farrah. Reallionaire: Nine Steps to Becoming Rich from the Inside Out. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications, 2004.*
* Books used in the exhibit cases.
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