December 6, 2009
Weekly Book List, December 7, 2009
Activist Sentiments: Reading Black Women in the Nineteenth Century by P. Gabrielle Foreman (University of Illinois Press; 280 pages; $75 hardcover, $25 paperback). A study of activist and literary writings by Harriet Jacobs, Harriet Wilson, Frances E.W. Harper, Victoria Earle Matthews, and Amelia E. Johnson.
The Case Against Afrocentrism by Tunde Adeleke (University Press of Mississippi; 223 pages; $50). A