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Martin, Waldo E. 1951-

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Most widely held works by Waldo E Martin
Black against empire : the history and politics of the Black Panther Party by Joshua Bloom( Book )

21 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 1,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Oakland, California, in 1966, community college students Bobby Seale and Huey Newton armed themselves, began patrolling the police, and promised to prevent police brutality. Unlike the Civil Rights Movement that called for full citizenship rights for blacks within the U.S., the Black Panther Party rejected the legitimacy of the U.S. government and positioned itself as part of a global struggle against American imperialism. In the face of intense repression, the Party flourished, becoming the center of a revolutionary movement with offices in 68 U.S. cities and powerful allies around the world. Black against Empire is the first comprehensive overview and analysis of the history and politics of the Black Panther Party. The authors analyze key political questions, such as why so many young black people across the country risked their lives for the revolution, why the Party grew most rapidly during the height of repression, and why allies abandoned the Party at its peak of influence. Bold, engrossing, and richly detailed, this book cuts through the mythology and obfuscation, revealing the political dynamics that drove the explosive growth of this revolutionary movement, and its disastrous unraveling. Informed by twelve years of meticulous archival research, as well as familiarity with most of the former Party leadership and many rank-and-file members, this book is the definitive history of one of the greatest challenges ever posed to American state power."--Publisher's description
Civil rights in the United States( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mind of Frederick Douglass by Waldo E Martin( Book )

30 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in English and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the development of Frederick Douglass's ideas concerning social reform, humanism, and the identity of Black Americans
Brown v. Board of Education : a brief history with documents by Waldo E Martin( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A general introduction analyzes the case's legal precedents and situates the case in the historical context of Jim Crow discrimination and the burgeoning development of the NAACP. Photographs, a collection of political cartoons, a chronology, questions for consideration, a bibliography, and an index are also included
No coward soldiers : Black cultural politics and postwar America by Waldo E Martin( Book )

10 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In black culture, Martin argues, we see the debate over the profound tension at the core of black identity: the duality of being at once both American and African. And in the transformative postwar period, the intersection between culture and politics became increasingly central to the African-American fight for equality. In freedom songs, in the exuberance of an Aretha Franklin concert, in Faith Ringgold's exploration of race and sexuality, the personal and social became the political." "Martin explores the place of black culture in this vision and examines the multiple ways in which various forms of expressive culture and various African-American cultural figures influences consciousness and helped effect social action. From the music of John Coltrane and James Brown to the visual arts of Jacob Lawrence and Betye Saar to the dance movements of Alvin Ailey and Arthur Mitchell, Martin discusses how, why, and with what consequences culture became a critical battle site in the freedom struggle. And in an epilogue, he draws the thread of black cultural politics into today's hip-hop culture."--Jacket
A Biography of America( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 26-part series of half-hour programs explores the human side of American history and encourages critical thinking about the forces that shaped America. Using photos, film footage, and documents, host historians lecture in a first-person narrative to describe a collective life story and history of American people and their every-day events
Freedom on my mind : a history of African Americans, with documents by Deborah G White( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An innovative new African American history textbook that weaves together narrative and a wealth of carefully selected primary sources. The narrative focuses on the diversity of black experience, on culture, and on the impact of African Americans on the nation as a whole. Every chapter contains two themed sets of written documents and a visual source essay, guiding students through the process of analyzing sources and offering the convenience and value of a "two-in-one" textbook and reader."
Black against empire : the history and politics of the Black Panther Party by Joshua Bloom( )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Joshua Bloom and Waldo E. Martin, Jr., comes the first comprehensive overview and analysis of the history and politics of the Black Panther Party
A vital progressivism( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 19 of the series that explores the human side of American history. Professor Martin offers a fresh perspective on Progressivism, arguing that its spirit can be best seen in the daily struggle of ordinary people. In a discussion with professors Scharff and Miller, the struggles of Native Americans, Asian Americans, and African Americans are placed in the context of the traditional white Progressive movement. -- Part 20 of the series that explores the human side of American history. The Roaring Twenties take to the road in Henry Ford's landscape-altering invention, the Model T. Ford's moving assembly line, the emergence of a consumer culture, and the culmination of forces let loose by these entities in Los Angeles are all explored by Professor Miller
The coming of the Civil War( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 10 of the series that explores the human side of American history. Simmering regional differences ignite an all-out crisis in the 1850s. Professor Martin teams with Professor Miller and historian Stephen Ambrose to chart the succession of incidents, from "Bloody Kansas" to the shots on Fort Sumter, that inflame the conflict between North and South to the point of civil war
Civil rights in the United States( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civil rights in the United States( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains articles that provide information about people, places, events, organizations, and movements related to Civil Rights in the United States; arranged alphabetically from Ralph Abernathy to William Kuntsler; and includes a copy of the Bill of Rights
A biography of America( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 9: While the North develops an industrial economy and culture, the South develops a slave culture and economy, and the great rift between the regions becomes unbreathable. Professor Masur looks at the human side of the history of the mid-1800s by sketching a portrait of the lives of slave and master. Part 10: Simmering regional differences ignite an all-out crisis in the 1850s. Professor Martin teams with Professor Miller and historian Stephen Ambrose to chart the succession of incidents, from "Bloody Kansas" to the shots on Fort Sumter, that inflame the conflict between the North and South to the point of Civil War. Part 11: As the Civil War rages all eyes turn to Vicksburg, where limited war becomes total war. Professor Miller looks at the ferocity of the fighting, at Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, and the bitter legacy of the battle, and the war. Part 12: Professor Miller begins the program by evolving in word and picture the battlefield after the battle of Gettysburg. With the assassination of President Lincoln, one sad chapter of American history comes to a close. In the fatigue and cynicism of the Civil War's aftermath, Reconstructionism becomes a promise unfilfilled
A biography of America( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lecture series introduces the dynamic process of American history with first-person narratives, photos, film footage, documents, round-table discussions and debates. 520
A biography of America( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 1 of the series that explores the human side of American history. Professor Miller introduces A Biography of America and its team of historians. The programs looks at the beginnings of American history from west to east, following the first Ice Age migrations through the corn civilizations of Middle America, and the explorations of Columbus, De Soto, and the Spanish. Part 2: As the American character begins to take shape in the early 17th century, English settlements with dramatically different personalities develop in New England and Virginia. Part 3: Benjamin Franklin and Philadelphia take center stage in this program. As the merchant class grows in the North, the economies of southern colonies are built on the shoulders of the slave trade. Part 4: The story of how the English loving colonist transforms into the freedom loving American rebel. The luminaries of the early days of the Republic, Washington, Jefferson, Adams are featured as they craft the Declaration of Independence and wage the war for freedom from British rule
Civil rights in the United States/ Waldo E. Martin, Jr., Patricia Sullivan, editors( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of America( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lecture series introduces the dynamic process of American history with first-person narratives, photos, film footage, documents, round-table discussions and debates
Freedom on My Mind, Volume I by Mia Bay( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Award-winning scholars and veteran teachers Deborah Gray White, Mia Bay, and Waldo E. Martin Jr. have collaborated to create a fresh, innovative new African American history textbook that weaves together narrative and a wealth of carefully selected primary sources. The narrative focuses on the diversity of black experience, on culture, and on the impact of African Americans on the nation as a whole. Every chapter contains two themed sets of written documents and a visual source essay, guiding students through the process of analyzing sources and offering the convenience and value of a "two-in-one" textbook and reader
Civil Rights in the United States( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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