Barack Obama

Barack Obama : A Pocket Biography of Our 44th President

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Affordable, readable, and indispensable, this pocket biography is accessible for anyone interested in a brief yet thorough introduction to Barack Obama. Steven J. Niven chronicles the new President's 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 Henry Louis 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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 78.74 x 149.86 x 7.62mm | 90.72g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195390784
  • 9780195390780
  • 734,795

About Mr. Steven J. Niven

Steven J. Niven is executive editor of the African American National Biography and the Dictionary of African Biography, at the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, Harvard University. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director, W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, Harvard University.show more

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