Non-Fiction Books:

Black Police in America

Format

Paperback / softback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Black Police in America by W.Marvin Dulaney
22% off
$38.99 was $49.99
or 4 payments of $9.75 with Learn more
In stock with supplier

The item is brand new and in-stock in with one of our preferred suppliers. The item will ship from the Mighty Ape warehouse within the timeframe shown below.

Usually ships within 2-3 weeks

Availability

Delivering to:

Estimated arrival:

  • Around 10-14 December using Express Delivery
    Mighty Ape can deliver this product within 1-2 business days (usually overnight) to urban centres across Australia, and some remote areas. Learn more
  • Around 11-18 December using standard courier delivery

Description

Clear, concise, and filled with new materials, the book sets a high standard... Scholars in African American, police, and urban history will all be grateful for what is certain to become a fundamental work in their fields." -The Alabama Review A balanced, perceptive, and readable study." -Kirkus Reviews ... easily read and interesting text... " -The Post and Courier (Charleston, SC) [This] readable book is bound to explode plenty of myths.... This is an important book that is long overdue." -Our Texas, The Spirit of African-American Heritage There is no better time than now for this electrifying, clear, and much needed volume." -Robert B. Ingram, President, National Conference of Black Mayors Black Police in America is the most comprehensive and best documented study that I have read on African Americans in law enforcement." -Nudie Eugene Williams, University of Arkansas Full of fascinating stories and accounts of racism and heroism, as well as photos and charts, this volume fills a void in the study of the African-American experience." -South Carolina Historical Magazine ... a fresh and original study and an important contribution to the fields of African American and urban history and criminal justice." -The Journal of American History ... an accomplished and wide-ranging comparative analysis of the role of race in the development and operation of police departments in America's nineteenth- and twentieth-century cities." -The Journal of Southern History African Americans demanded "colored police for colored people" for over two centuries. Black Police in America traces the history of African Americans in policing, from the appointment of the first "free men of color" as slave patrollers in 19th-century New Orleans to the advent of black police chiefs in urban centers-and explains the impact of black police officers on race relations, law enforcement, and crime.

Author Biography

W. MARVIN DULANEY is Director of the Avery Research Center for African American History and the African American Studies Program at the College of Charleston. He is co-editor of Essays on the American Civil Rights Movement.
Release date Australia
February 1st, 1996
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
15 b&w photos
Imprint
Indiana University Press
Pages
216
Dimensions
152x229x12
ISBN-13
9780253210401
Product ID
3117578

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
  • Seen a lower price for this product elsewhere? We'll do our best to beat it. Request a better price
Filed under...