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Harris, Robert L. 1943-

Overview
Works: 32 works in 68 publications in 1 language and 2,386 library holdings
Genres: History  Local history  Guidebooks  Abstracts  Sources  Reference works  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor, Collector, Composer
Classifications: E185.6, 301.451
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Most widely held works by Robert L Harris
The Columbia guide to African American history since 1939( Book )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presenting a multifaceted approach to understanding the central developments in African American history since 1939, this volume combines an historical overview, essays on specific facets of the African American experience, and a chronology of events. An A-to-Z listing provides information on various movements and figures
Black studies in the United States : three essays by Robert L Harris( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching African-American history by Robert L Harris( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching Afro-American history by Robert L Harris( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The free Black response to American racism, 1790-1863 by Robert L Harris( )

7 editions published between 1974 and 1982 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

African American history in the press, 1851-1899 : from the coming of the Civil War to the rise of Jim Crow as reported and illustrated in selected newspapers of the time by Robert L Harris( Book )

7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historic landmarks of Black America by George Cantor( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This illustrated book will take you on a guided tour of 300 landmarks uniquely related to African-American history and culture. Text and photographs being the black experience to life. A few examples include the Chappie James Aerospace Center, Frederick Douglass House, Sojourner Truth grave, Kentucky Derby Museum, Preservation Hall, Boston Massacre Memorial, the Motown Museum. These and other monuments, museums, houses, plaques, and birthplaces described are a testimony to the triumphs and tragedies, the insight and blindness, the art and action that characterize black history in America.--From publisher description
An American dilemma : the Negro problem and modern democracy by Gunnar Myrdal( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book tackled the stark contradiction between America's ideal of equality and the realities of racism against African-Americans, as well as other oppressed groups. In it, Swedish economist Gunnar Myrdal argued that rampant discrimination not only negated America's founding principles, but also diminished its productivity and advancement. Cited in the landmark segregation case Brown v. Board of Education, the book greatly influenced perspectives on race relations and helped form the foundation for the civil rights movement
Race and U.S. foreign policy during the Cold War( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cornell 1969: Key issues then and now( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Video tape and transcript of the Cornell Faculty Forum discussing Cornell '69: Liberalism and the Crisis of the University, by Donald Downs, on the takeover of Willard Straight Hall and the events of 1969 at Cornell University. Speakers include Hunter Rawlings, Donald Downs, Dale Corson, Robert Harris, Kenneth McClane, Walter LaFeber, and others
Prejudice on campus by Robert L Harris( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In this, the second annual symposium on civil rights in America, the panelists reflect on the historical and enduring inequalitities in gender, racial and social relations at Cornell. Specific topics discussed include: the misrepresentation in number of Asian Americans at colleges, self-enforced segregation as seen in dining halls, the continuing unfair treatment of homosexuals by the administration (i.e. refusal to approve a gay living unit)
Africana Studies in Africa and the Diaspora( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Speakers present their views on Africana studies in the age of globalizaion
Civil rights in America: 1968-1993 by Paisley Currah( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Currah discusses shifts in the gay rights movement from 1969 to the present. Piedra examines the current state of Latino(a) rights in the U.S. Katzenstein explains the continued presence of the women's movement and feminism. Harris addresses the needs of African-Americans today, arguing that the power of the Civil Rights Movement died with Martin Luther King, Jr. Venables asserts that Native Americans to generate their own definitions and fight for those rights
The history of Alpha Phi Alpha : a tradition of leadership and service by Robert L Harris( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Robert L. Harris papers by Robert L Harris( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Memorabilia from the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial including a hard hat, a commemorative poster, Founding Sponsor certificate, and two books: "Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial" and "Washington, D.C. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Project Foundation, Inc. 2011 Year in Review: The Dedication." "Building the Dream: A Documentary about Building the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Washington, D.C., Collector's Edition" DVD about Alpha Phi Alpha's role in the building of the memorial, 2011
Panel discussion on multiculturalism debate by Charles C McClintock( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The panel, moderated by McClintock and composed of Cornell faculty, seeks to define the proper place of multi-culturalism in academia. The panelists begin with a review of their backgrounds and an explanation of some of the cultural difficulties they have encountered. All speak in opposition to the earlier remarks of Dinesh D'Souza, and are partially supportive of those of Martin Bernal
The Columbia guide to African American history since 1939( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Robert Harris provides a reading from the book he co-edited with Rosalyn Terborg-Penn. He also provides insight into the writing of the book
Curriculum report workshop( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Robert Harris lectures about the "requirements" most teachers should meet, and how to incorporate African history correctly into the curriculum by providing possible lesson plans and the importance of each lesson plan. Teachers discuss how to find and utilize resources to enrich their teaching experience
Crisis in black higher education Africana Studies and Research Center( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The Columbia guide to African American history since 1939
Alternative Names
Harris, Robert L.

Languages
English (56)

Covers
African American history in the press, 1851-1899 : from the coming of the Civil War to the rise of Jim Crow as reported and illustrated in selected newspapers of the timeAfrican American history in the press, 1851-1899 : from the coming of the Civil war to the rise of Jim Crow as reported and illustrated in selected newspapers of the time : The Schneider collectionHistoric landmarks of Black AmericaRace and U.S. foreign policy during the Cold War