Sociological Ruminations

A blog about non-fiction books that address societal issues and problems

Charleston Syllabus

The following reading list is available on the website of the African American Intellectual History Society. Although it is not meant to be exhaustive, it should help all of us become better informed about race relations in South Carolina and the rest of the U.S.  (I would add Margaret Walker’s historical novel Jubilee to the list).

GENERAL HISTORICAL OVERVIEWS

OP-EDS AND EDITORIALS

READINGS ON SOUTH CAROLINA

*On Charleston, SC

READINGS ON SLAVERY

*General Overviews

*On Slavery in the U.S. South

*On Slavery in the U.S. North

*On Slavery in the Atlantic World

*READINGS ON THE CIVIL WAR & RECONSTRUCTION

*Readings on the Confederate Flag

READINGS ON POST-RECONSTRUCTION AND JIM CROW

 *Readings on Racial Violence

*Readings on White Racial Identity

*Readings on White Supremacy in the U.S. and Abroad

Note: See the AAIHS’s Bibliography on Black Internationalism and RacismReview’s Bibliography on White Supremacy

READINGS ON RACE AND RELIGION 

*Readings on African American Women’s Religious History 

Note: See the University of California’s Bibliography on Black Feminism and Womanism

READINGS ON THE CIVIL RIGHTS-BLACK POWER ERA

AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE

*Poetry

SELECTED PRIMARY SOURCES

MULTIMEDIA RESOURCES

*Films

*Websites

*Course Handouts and Other Teaching Sources

FOR YOUNG READERS

Click here to view the website where I found the reading list.

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One comment on “Charleston Syllabus

  1. JunkChuck
    June 29, 2015

    Going to take me a few days to catch up on the reading….excellent & valuable list, though.

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