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Ta-Nehisi Coates

We Were Eight Years in Power

€13,95

Obama's presidency was a watershed moment in American history. From 2008-2016, the leader of the free world was a black man. In those eight years, Obama transformed the conversation around race, gender, class and wealth - inspiring hope but also attracting criticism and breeding discontent.

In this unflinching book, Ta-Nehisi Coates takes stock of Obama's eight years in power, through such iconic, unmissable essays as 'Fear of a Black President' and 'The Case for Reparations'. His account traverses the intersections of the political, the ideological and the cultural, presenting an America in radical flux and yet still in the grip of racial injustice, class warfare and institutional conspiracy. And it reflects on the author's own journey through these eight years, charting the public through the private in passages of startling intimate and piercingly relevant memoir.

Format: Paperback
Published: in UK in 2018
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Pages: 384
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9780241982495
ISBN 10: 0241982499

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We Were Eight Years in Power

€13,95