About Professor Shane White
Professor Shane White's research interests include United States history; African American history; the history of New York City.
- Black Metropolis: Harlem 1915-1930
- The Making of Black Manhattan
- Year of the Riot Harlem 1935
Areas of research supervision
American history, particulary American cultural history
For more details see: http://sydney.edu.au/arts/history/staff/profiles/swhite.shtml
[with Stephen Garton, Stephen Robertson & Graham White] Playing the Numbers: Gambling in Harlem Between the Wars (Harvard University Press, 2010) Winner of the 2011 NSW Premier's History Awards, General History Prize
[with Graham White], The Sounds of Slavery (Boston: The Beacon Press, 2005).
Stories of Freedom in Black New York (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2002).
[with Graham White] Stylin': African-American Expressive Culture From Its Beginnings to the Zoot Suit (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998). Paperback edition 1999.
Somewhat More Independent: The End of Slavery in New York City, 1770-1810 (Athens and London: University of Georgia Press, 1991). Paperback edition 1995.