The Great Wells of Democracy
The Meaning of Race in American Life
By (author) Manning Marable
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Great Wells of Democracy by Manning Marable
Book DescriptionIn his boldest and most accessible book to date, Manning Marable lays out a new way to think about the past and the future of race in America. Exploding traditional lines of left and right, Marable stakes out such controversial and seemingly incompatible positions as the re-enfranchisement of felons, state support for faith-based institutions, reparations for slavery that systematically inject capital into the black community, and a reconfiguration of racial identities that accounts for the increasingly multi-racial nature of our society. He exhorts us to construct a new political language and practical public policies to bridge the racial divide--so that we do no less than reinvent the democratic project called America.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780465043941
(235mm x 156mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Basic Civitas Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 23-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Manning Marable
Beyond Black and White, Paperback (October 2016)
Highly acclaimed dissection of the "new racism," from one of the greatest radical black intellectuals of our time
How Capitalism Underdeveloped Black America, Paperback (December 2015)
Marable offers profound insight into the deeply intertwined problems of race and class in the United States historically and today.
Malcolm X, Paperback (March 2012)» View all books by Manning Marable
Malcolm X was a country bumpkin who became a zoot-suited entertainer; who became a petty criminal; and, who became a self-taught intellectual. This title chronicles these many incarnations of Malcolm X, describing the multiple masks he donned over the years.
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Author Biography - Manning Marable
Manning Marable is Professor of History, Political Science, and Public Policy, at Columbia University. Marable lives in New York City.
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