Barack Obama: A Pocket Biography of Our 44th President by Steven J. NivenBarack Obama: A Pocket Biography of Our 44th President by Steven J. Niven

Barack Obama: A Pocket Biography of Our 44th President

bySteven J. Niven, Henry Louis Gates

Paperback | February 16, 2009

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Affordable, readable, and indispensable, this pocket biography of Barack Obama allows you to put the story of our 44th President right in your back pocket. Written in a clear and concise style, this biography is accessible for anyone interested in a brief yet thorough introduction to BarackObama. Steven J. Niven of the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard University chronicles President Obamas personal biography and his political rise, as well as examining his relationship with race and his role in history. The book also includes an introduction by the world-renowned scholar HenryLouis Gates Jr. and a bibliography for further reading to help readers know where to go for more information. In addition, the book includes a transcript of Obamas famous "A More Perfect Union" speech on race in America. This book is the perfect, quick introduction to Barack Obama, Americas 44thPresident.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr., is Chairman of the Afro-American Studies Department and W.E.B. Du Bois Professor of the Humanities at Harvard University. He is the author of The Signifying Monkey, Figures in Black, and Colored People; general editor of The Schomburg Library of Nineteenth Century Black Women Writers; and general editor of The W...
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Title:Barack Obama: A Pocket Biography of Our 44th PresidentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 3.11 × 5.79 × 0.31 inPublished:February 16, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195390784

ISBN - 13:9780195390780

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