Call and Response (Paperback)

Key Debates in African American Studies

By Henry Louis Gates, Jennifer Burton

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393975789, 1135pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2010



Unprecedented in scope and approach, this primary-text reader offers a fresh and flexible framework for exploring signal issues of the black experience in the United States. With voices ranging from Phillis Wheatley in the late eighteenth century to Barack Obama in the twenty-first, Call and Response presents multiple perspectives on key controversies that probe the fundamental relationship between race and democracy.