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Up South: Stories, Studies, and Letters of This Century's African-American Migrations

By: Adero, Malaika

Price: $17.01  $14.46

Publisher: New Press: 1993

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 28488

ISBN: 1565840208

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Gathers a vast range of documents and photographs -- from letters and turn-of-the-century items in the Chicago "Defender, Crisis, and Opportunity, to scholarly research and selections from some of the finest American literary writing, including work by Zora Neale Hurston, James Weldon Johnson, and Ralph Ellison, as well as Wright, DuBois, and Bontemps. A uniquie resource for students and teachers of urban and American studies, this volume is also a moving and eye-ope... View more info

The Social Contract A Personal Inquiry Into the Evolutionary Sources of Order and Disorder

By: Ardrey, Robert

Price: $17.01  $14.46

Publisher: NY, McClelland and Stewart Ltd.: 1970

Seller ID: 27646

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


In new mylar. ; Book Club Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 448 pages; 27646 View more info

Hell's Belles

By: Ballenger, Seale

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: NY, MJF Books: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 26736

ISBN: 1567313086

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Square Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 26736 View more info

Faces At The Bottom Of The Well

By: Bell, Derrick

Price: $21.00  $17.85

Publisher: Basic Books: 1992

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 15986

ISBN: 0465068170

Condition: Near Fine


Remainder mark. No creases or writing. Very clean, tight, bright. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 222 pages; 15986 View more info

Good Girls / Bad Girls Feminists and Sex Trade Workers Face to Face

By: Bell, Laurie

Price: $13.00  $11.05

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Seal Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 27595

ISBN: 0931188571

Condition: Very Good+


Previous owner's name; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 231 pages; 27595 View more info

A Caring Society The New Deal, the Worker, and the Great Depression: a History of the American Worker 1933-1941

By: Bernstein, Irving

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: Houghton and Mifflin: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 21516

ISBN: 0395331161

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


A History of the American Worker Series; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 338 pages; 21516 View more info

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Desegregation And The Law: The Meaning And Effect Of The School Segregation Cases

By: Blaustein, Albert P. and Clarence Clyde Ferguson, Jr.

Price: $23.00  $19.55

Publisher: Rutgers University Press: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30270

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


The most significant decision ever rendered by an American court. The problems of desegregation touched the lives of every American citizen. The response to it involved political, moral, and social attitudes. But regardless of individual personal feelings about racial segregation, the authors prove there was no discounting the fact that the Supreme Court had spoken. Whatever has been done toward integration was probably done within the legal framework of Brown v. Board o... View more info

Negro Heroes Of Emancipation

By: Bond, Mildred, Roy Wilkins, Paul Schwartz, Et Al

Price: $48.00  $40.80

Publisher: NY, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People: 1976

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 21762

Condition: Good


This book is the unforeseen product of one of the activities conducted by the NAACP as part of its year-long observance of the centennial of the Emancipation Proclamation. Biographical sketches were prepared and distributed as part of the Association's regular press service to hundreds of newspapers. The response to them overwhelmingly justified this compilation of those biographies. Four or five small rubbed spots on orange covers; pages were hand-numbered; minor wear a... View more info

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Story Of The Negro

By: Bontemps, Arna

Price: $28.00  $23.80

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1969

Edition: 5th Edition

Seller ID: 30893

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Begins with the first twenty Africans traded to Jamestown colony in 1619. Slavery came later. A rich and colorful picture of the Negro in Africa is background for what was to follow: the boatloads of stolen men brought to the shore of America to be sold as slaves. The long, hard struggle that ensued is a story filled with courage and heroism. Aside from the drama that fills every chapter, there is an inherent dignity through the book--the dignity of a people fighting for... View more info

Image for Long Time Gone  A Black Panther's True-Life Story: of His Hijacking and Twenty-Five Years in Cuba

Long Time Gone A Black Panther's True-Life Story: of His Hijacking and Twenty-Five Years in Cuba

By: Brent, William

Price: $21.00  $17.85

Publisher: Crown: 1996

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29725

ISBN: 081292486X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


The absorbing story of one man's journey from his dirt-poor childhood in Franklin, Louisiana, to his coming of age on the streets Oakland, California. Along the way, Brent finds himself scrapping with the law, learning to survive in San Quentin, growing steadily more politically aware of the many ways his own individual course is bound up with the destiny of African-Americans generally. Brent's intuitive resentment of unjust and abusiv authority marked him as a troublema... View more info

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Big Girls Don't Cry

By: Briscoe, Connie

Price: $10.00  $8.50

Publisher: Harper: 1996

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30535

ISBN: 0060172770

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Naomi Jefferson was born into a comfortable world only occasionally marred by racism--even when she is called a nigger after wandering into the wrong neighborhood, she learns not to let it touch her too deeply. As a teenager in the 1960s, her biggest concerns are when she'll give up her virginity and if you really can't get pregnant the first time, like her friends tell her. But... Previous owner's name, very light foxing on page edges. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall... View more info

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Mexico in Its Novel A Nation's Search for Identity

By: Brushwood, John S.

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition; 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 30731

ISBN: 0292736088

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Written in a clear and graceful style, this study examines the life of the novel as a genre against the background of Mexican chronology. It begins with a survey of the present-day novel, the Mexican novel which came of age in the period following the 1947 publication of Agustin Yanez's "The Edge of the Storm". During this time the novel has resolved some of its most complicated problems and, as a result, offers a wider and deeper view of reality. Bump on foredge... View more info

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On Her Own Ground - The Life And Times Of Madam C. J. Walker

By: Bundles, A'Lelia

Price: $28.00  $23.80

Publisher: Scribner: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 26666

ISBN: 0684825821

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Ishmael Reed: "Madam Walker is the key to understanding her generation. She had to battle the society that consigned her to doing its laundry...yet she triumphed to become one of the most fabulous African American figures of the twentieth century." ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 415 pages; 26666 View more info

Encyclopedia Of Ancient Mesoamerica

By: Bunson, Margaret R. , and Stephen M. Bunson

Price: $33.00  $28.05

Publisher: NY, Facts On File: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 25019

ISBN: 0816024022

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


4to 11" - 13" tall; 322 pages; 25019 View more info

Mexican-americans In The United States

By: Burma, John H. (Ed. )

Price: $16.50  $14.03

Publisher: Schenkman Publishing: 1970

Seller ID: 24995

Condition: Near Fine


Very minor wear along bottom edge, faint rubbing to front cover. Previous owner's label on inside front cover and stamped on top edge. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 487 pages; 24995 View more info

SELF-ASSERTION FOR WOMEN

By: Butler, Pamela

Price: $5.85  $4.97

Publisher: Harpercollins Publishers: 1978

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 25492

ISBN: 0062501208

Condition: Very Good


Edgewear, previous owner's name blacked out. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 307 pages; 25492Vshw View more info

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The Second Ring Of Power

By: Castaneda, Carlos

Price: $13.00  $11.05

Publisher: NY, Simon and Schuster: 1977

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 24782

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Witchcraft, spells... ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 255 pages; 24782 View more info

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Tara Revisited Women, War and the Plantation Legend

By: Clinton, Catherine

Price: $18.20  $15.47

Publisher: NY, Abbeville Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 20851

ISBN: 0789201593

Condition: Near Fine


Map endpapers; frontispiece of Vivian Leigh as Scarlet O'hara in Gone With the Wind. Foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. : Of the various communities of agents that created nineteenth-century American life, it is the inner lives of women, along with those of people of color, which remain largely 'terra incognito' even to late twentieth-century readers. And of the various communities of nineteenth-century women, none is more complex or enigmatic than that of women in the S... View more info

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Glory, Glory, Hallelujah!

By: Cobb, Irvin S

Price: $10.50  $8.93

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill company: 1941

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31190

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Accounts of a man who was white and working amongst the negroes of Paducah. Several stories that are humorous without being overly joking. He pays tribute to these people. 12 full page drawings, all present. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 61 pages; 31190 View more info

ON MEXICAN TIME

By: Cohan, Tony

Price: $39.00  $33.15

Publisher: NY, Broadway Books: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 21268

ISBN: 0767903188

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Gift note on flypage. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 289 pages; 21268Vshm View more info