How Capitalism Underdeveloped Black America, Updated Edition Problems in Race, Political Economy, and Society Manning Marable A classic study of race and class in the United States, Marable's book has become a standard text for courses in African American politics and history. In this new edition of his classic work, Marable examines developments in the political economy of racism in the United States and assesses shifts in the American political terrain since the first edition was published in 1983.
"...a study of the evolution of the African-American community from slavery to current times...a well-researched and documented book."
Has set the standard of achievement for the current generation of Afro-American scholar-activists.
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How Capitalism Underdeveloped Black America is an updated edition of Manning Marable's classic in black literature, and has received a new introduction and an update to the book's tables and charts to reflect the latest new data on Afro-American statistics. Marable's cogent and comprehensvie analysis of race and class in the United States down through the country's political and economic history to modern times continues to provide important food for though for a contemporary readership.
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Manning Marable was an American professor of public affairs, history and African-American Studies at Columbia University. Marable authored fifteen books including Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for History.