Spring 2017 Books by Princeton University Press

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i hear my people singing voices of african american princeton kathryn watterson with a foreword by cornel west i hear my people singing shines a light on a small but historic black neighborhood at the heart of one of the most elite and internationally renowned ivy league towns—princeton new jersey the vivid first-person accounts of more than fifty black residents detail aspects of african american life throughout the twentieth century their stories show that the roots of princeton’s black community are as deeply intertwined with the town and university as they are with the history of the united states the legacies of slavery and the nation’s current conversations on race based on an oral history collaboration with residents of the witherspoon-jackson neighborhood and princeton undergraduates and their professor kathryn watterson this book features african american residents’ candid views about jim crow segregation the mixed blessings of school integration world wars i and ii and civil rights struggles filled with an abundance of photographs i hear my people singing personalizes the injustices faced by generations of black princetonians and highlights their remarkable achievements kathryn watterson teaches in the creative writing program at the university of pennsylvania may 978-0-691-17645-1 cloth  $29.95t 304 pages 75 halftones 6 x 8 american history african american studies 42 trade walk the trails in and around princeton revised to include the newest trails sophie glovier this is an attractive pocket-friendly guide to walks on sixteen of the best trails through preserved open space in princeton new jersey and its neighboring towns this revised edition includes eight new walks several of which have been created on land that has been preserved since the popular guide was originally published in 2009 the walks range from two to four miles but many include suggestions for trail connections that allow you to extend your hike if you choose the guide includes detailed color maps of the trails directions on how to get to them and where to park and recommendations for the most scenic routes each walk has been designed with a “reason to walk” in mind a special boulder or waterfall to find a bit of local history or a beautiful vista to enjoy the guide is illustrated with specially commissioned color photographs sixteen of which are featured on detachable postcards sophie glovier is an author and environmental advocate who is passionate about the preservation of open space and the importance of connecting people to nature april 978-0-691-17526-3 ring-bound paper $19.95t 68 pages 52 color photos 16 color maps 4 x 8 distributed by princeton university press hiking guides natural history