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William Johnson's Natchez: The Ante-Bellum Diary of a Free Negro

By: N/A

Price: $12.98

Publisher: LSU Press: September 1993

Seller ID: 66029

ISBN: 0807118559

Condition: Used - Like New


No marks or writing observed in the text. Spine uncreased, binding tight and square - Appears unread. View more info

Studies in African Music (Volume I)

By: A. M. Jones

Price: $94.95

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1959

Seller ID: 72642

ISBN: 0197135129

Condition: Used - Good


VOLUME ONE - Ex-library with usual marks. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. INCLUDES 2 fold out charts. . . . . . . . This books takes Ewe music as typical of all African music, thus the title, but stays on topic. Though now over fifty years old the book contains useful information about Ewe music, beginning with the easiest children's songs and progressing to the largest dance pieces, including transcriptions and performance scores. Steve Reich recommends the book highly, saying it gave him insight into another way of conceiving rhythm. -- Mikhail Lewis View more info

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A Century of Great African-Americans

By: Alison Mundy Schwartz

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Gramercy: October 1999

Seller ID: 69839

ISBN: 0517207249

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . Brief profiles of over three hundred men and women celebrate the achievements and contributions of African-Americans in the twentieth century View more info

Legacy to Buxton

By: Arlie C Robbins

Price: $29.95

Publisher: A.C. Robbins: January 1983

Seller ID: 36500

ISBN: B0006EIY76

Condition: Used - Very Good


Previous owner's stamp on inside front cover. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. ............. .................... .North Buxton is a rural community located in Southwestern Ontario. It was established in 1849 as a community for and by former African-American slaves who escaped to Canada to gain freedom. Rev. William King, a Scots-Irish/American Presbyterian minister and abolitionist, had organized the Elgin Association to buy 9,000 acres of land for resettlement of the refugees, to give them a start in Canada. Within a few... View more info

Allies for Freedom and Blacks on John Brown

By: Benjamin Quarles

Price: $9.98

Publisher: Da Capo Press: January 2001

Seller ID: 69058

ISBN: 0306809613

Condition: Used - Like New


No marks or writing observed in the text. Spine uncreased - appears unread. View more info

Up From Slavery

By: Booker T. Washington

Price: $2.25

Publisher: Bantam Publisher: 1956

Seller ID: 72226

ISBN: 281BNB1003449

Condition: Used - Acceptable


Considerable wear from use, cover creased and corners curled, spine creased. View more info

Soulcatcher: And Other Stories

By: Charles Johnson

Price: $2.93

Publisher: Harcourt: 2001

Seller ID: 69140

ISBN: 0156011123

Condition: Used - Good


Notes and underlining observed in text. Binding tight and square. Tanned page edges. View more info

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Uncivil Wars: The Controversy over Reparations for Slavery

By: David Horowitz

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Encounter Books: September 2001

Seller ID: 16886

ISBN: 1893554449

Condition: Used - Very Good


Previous owner's name and green mark on inside front cover. No apparent marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. View more info

American Slavery, American Freedom: The Ordeal of Colonial Virginia

By: Edmund S. MORGAN

Price: $3.98

Publisher: History Book Club by arrangement with WW Norton & Company, Inc: January 2005

Seller ID: 76874

ISBN: 0965727009

Condition: Used - Good


Damp stain inside dust cover from moisture, bottom of page edges have slight staining. No marks in text. View more info

Slaves in the Family

By: Edward Ball

Price: $3.98

Publisher: Ballantine Books: December 1998

Seller ID: 69785

ISBN: 0345431057

Condition: Used - Good


Pages are clean and unmarked, though modest aging/tanned. Binding square. Spine uncreased, gently read. View more info

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Thurgood Marshall: Warrior at the Bar, Rebel on the Bench

By: Gladys Rockmore Davis

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Citadel: February 1994

Seller ID: 68861

ISBN: 0806514949

Condition: Used - Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding cracked at p 140/141 but all pages are secure. . . . . Describes the Justice's early life in a segregated Baltimore, his work as a civil rights attorney, and his record on the bench View more info

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Nigga Prophet: A Mosaic View of Black Mythos

By: J. C Williams

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Martin L. King Communication-Education Center: January 1975

Seller ID: 44062

ISBN: B00071K1XI

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in the text. Spine uncreased - Appears unread . . . . TOC: 1.) An IT 2.) Life forms known and unknown 3.) Versions from the dimensions 4.) The wrong side of Purgatory 5.) Ideas from the Nigger side of teh Fountain 6.) Men and Demons . . . . . . . . . The Rev. J.C. Williams was pastor of Trinity Methodist Church in Muncie IN, and Poor People’s Party 1971 mayoral candidate View more info

The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother

By: James McBride

Price: $2.98

Publisher: Riverhead Trade: February 1997

Seller ID: 71103

ISBN: 1573225789

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Previous owner's name inside front cover. View more info

Iron House: Stories from the Yard

By: Jerome Washington

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Q E D Press: October 1994

Seller ID: 26422

ISBN: 0936609338

Condition: Used - Very Good


Previous owner's name on inside front cover. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. DJ is VG View more info

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Chaotic Justice: Rethinking African American Literary History

By: John Ernest

Price: $23.95

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press: November 2009

Seller ID: 76940

ISBN: 0807859834

Condition: Used - Good


Underlining and notes in pen throughout. Binding square, light wear on cover. . . . . . . What is African American about African American literature? Why identify it as a distinct tradition? John Ernest contends that too often scholars have relied on naive concepts of race, superficial conceptions of African American history, and the marginalization of important strains of black scholarship. With this book, he creates a new and just retelling of African American literary history that neither ignores nor transcends racial history. Ernest revisits the work of nineteenth-century writers and ... View more info

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Powerful African Love and Money Magick Rituals

By: Kam Ottoyo

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Finbarr International: January 1983

Seller ID: 70592

ISBN: B000IMSOR6

Condition: Used - Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Light wear on cover. View more info

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Color me Right... Then Frame me in Motion

By: Malachi Andrews

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Seymour-Smith Inc: January 1989

Seller ID: 77594

ISBN: B000NY8NH0

Condition: Used - Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. bottom half of title page torn out. View more info

The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley

By: Malcolm X,Alex Haley,Attallah Shabazz

Price: $3.98

Publisher: Ballantine Books: November 1992

Seller ID: 74926

ISBN: 0345350685

Condition: Used - Like New


Considerable wear from use, cover creased and corners curled, spine creased. View more info

McDougal Littell Literature Connections: The Souls of Black Folk Student Editon 1998

By: MCDOUGAL LITTEL

Price: $3.98

Publisher: MCDOUGAL LITTEL: January 1997

Seller ID: 35754

ISBN: 0395901073

Condition: Used - Like New


CLEAN!! No marks. Might as well be new. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. View more info

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The Transkei: Emancipation Without Chaos

By: None Noted

Price: $9.95

Publisher: None Noted: c: 1963

Seller ID: 77597

ISBN: 281BNB1003616

Condition: Used - Very Good


Previous owner's name on front cover. Binding is tight and square. Foxing on back cover. View more info