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The Lincoln Reader

By: (editor) , Gold Robert S.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Rutgers University Press: 1947

Seller ID: 19231

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


Clean text, rubbing along the outer edges. Cloth boards have light edge bumping and scuffing. DJ has chipping, tears, creases. Text is clean, back pages have light edge stains. 564 pages. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. Contains 24 chapters, Epilogue, References, Bibliography, Index View more info

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MAN ON FIRE: John Brown and the Cause of Liberty

By: Abels, Jules

Price: $12.75

Publisher: MacMillan: 1971

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 11304

ISBN: 3570004716

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Red mark on bottom, clean text, very good binding. John Brown - alias Nelson Hawkins, Alias Shubel Morgan alias Isaac Smith. DJ has mild wear View more info

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Go Tell it on the Mountain

By: Baldwin, James

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dell: 1970

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 20728

Condition: Fair


Clean text, browned endpapers, cover has dents, spine creases. 221 pages. The story of a Negro's evangelist's family as they fight sin and search for salvation in the ghettos of Harlem View more info

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A Promise to Keep a Narrative of the American Encounter with Anti-Semitism

By: Belth, Nathan C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Times Books: 1979

Seller ID: 22120

Condition: Good


305 pages. Clean book with mild age marks on the cover. Illustrated with photos and other pictures. Among the 10 chapters are essays on The Black Extremists, The Nation of Islam, The Oil Weapon, Racism and Immigration, Catholics Bear the Brunt, etc View more info

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The Black Experience in America

By: Coombs, Norman

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Twayne: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21726

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Clean book. DJ has rubbing, edge tears. Benjamin Quarles, introduction. 12 chapters including African Origins, The Slave Trade, Slavery as Capitalism, White Liberals, Blue Gray and Black; Fighting Jim Crow; The Kln Revival; Harlem: The Promised Land; The Negro Renaissance; Civil Rights and Civil Disobedience; The Black Revolt; Black Power, etc ; Immigrant Heritage of America Series; ; View more info

VIDA (The Story of Vida Blue)

By: Deming, Richard

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Lancer Books: 1972

Seller ID: 2195

Condition: Good


Light wear. Book is 173 pages. 8 photos. Story of Vida Blue, a Cy Young Award Winner and MVP at 21 View more info

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The Antislavery Vanguard: New Essays on the Abolitionists

By: Duberman, Martin Ed

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1970

Seller ID: 17679

Condition: Good


508 pages, 17 essays. Cover has rubbing, tear at the spine's edge. Essays include - Wendell Phillips, Frederick Douglass, Freedmen in South Carolina, the Negro Abolitionist, Slavery and Sin, The Northern Response to Slavery, etc. Clean text, sides have some age wear View more info

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Of the Dawn of Freedom: the Afro-American Experience

By: Eva Slezak; Enoch Pratt Free Library

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Enoch Pratt Free Library: 1979

Seller ID: 14248

Condition: Good


Pictorial wraps. Illustrated. A Catalogue of the Exhibition, Feb 5 - April 28, 1979, Baltimore, MD, in celebration of Afro-American History Month. Presents a selection of unusual and important books in this field. A very good reference book on African-American literature and history. 10 chapters include: The African Homeland, Slavery and Voices of Protest; Maryland in Liberia; The Underground Railroad; Soldiers and Patriots; Folklore and Tall Tales; Balc Patriots, ect. F... View more info

The Naked Children

By: Fader, Daniel

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Bantam: 1972

Seller ID: 111

Condition: Good


Very good spine. Light cover creases. Name embossed inside. The story of 5 students from a DC public school - meet them and the man who taught them. Non-fiction. View more info

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Negro Slave Songs in the United States

By: Fisher, Miles Mark

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Citadel Press: 1969

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 21170

Condition: Fair


Spine creases, underlining on some pages. 222 pages. 9 chapters, Bibliography, Index. Foreword by Ray Allen Billington. Includes song and history of the songs and the time period View more info

Black World June 1974 Annual Fiction Issue

By: Fuller, Hoyt W., Ed.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Johnson Pub. Co.: 1974

Seller ID: 21392

Condition: Fair


Creases, edge wear. Back cover: When is Black Man Not An African? ; Cover: Ishmael Reed; Toni Cade Bambara; Hal Bennett. Also essays by Carolyn Fowler, Alice Reid, etc View more info

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Scott Joplin: the Man Who Made Ragtime

By: Haskins, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18864

ISBN: 038511155x

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


248 pages. Clean text, no name inside. Illustrated. The author provides a biography of Joplin as well as black cultural history. DJ price clipped, edge tears View more info

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The Way it Spozed to Be

By: Herndon, James

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Bantam: 1969

Seller ID: 2180

Condition: Good


198 pages. This book is about education in the ghetto schools, an African-American crisis. View more info

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Army Life in a Black Regiment

By: Higginson, Thomas Wentworth

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Dover: 2002

Seller ID: 23008

ISBN: 0486424820

Condition: Good


Clean text, very good binding, name on endpaper crossed out. 13 chapters, 5 appendices, Index. Written by a Union colonel from New England in charge of African-American troops training on the Sea Islands off the Carolinas ; Dover African-American Books View more info

Black World Magazine: Vol XXV No. 3 January 1976 The Afro-American Stake in Africa by Former Congressman Charles C. Diggs

By: John W. Johnson, editor

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Johnson Publishing: 1976

Seller ID: 22631

Condition: Good


Annual Literary Awards. Cover creased, pages browned. Cover: Congressman Charles C. Diggs. Interview with John A. Williams, novelist; America's Stake in Southern Africa; What Happened to the Black Movement by Nathan Hare; King Alfred Reconsidered; Interview with novelist John A. Williams; Letter from (Senegal) Dakar; Dudley Randall and The Broadside Press in Detroit. View more info

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Black World Vol. XXV, No. 4, February 1976 Harlem Renaissance

By: Johnson, John H. (ed.)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Johnson Pub. Co.: 1976

Seller ID: 21200

Condition: Fair


Clean inside. Cover creases. Illustrated. Annual History Issue - Focus on the Harlem Renaissance. Special Reports: Pan-African Notes; OBAC Celebration; Poetry by Octave Lilly Jr and Etheridge Knight. Also: Harlem article by Jabulani Kaman Makalani; Locke's 'The New Negro' by Richard A. Long; Did Van Vechten Make or Take Hughes Blues"; articles on Marcus Garvey, etc View more info

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The Me Nobody Knows, Children's Voices from the Ghetto

By: Joseph, Stephen M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Avon: 1971

Seller ID: 22779

Condition: Good


Clean, light aging. 144 pages. Collection of nearly 200 writings by schoolchildren from ages 7 to 18, mostly Black or Puerto Rican from Harlem, Jamaica, lower west and east sides of Manhattan, and Bed-Stuy View more info

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The Jazz Cataclysm Ornette Coleman, Sonny Rolins, Jon Coltrane

By: McRae, Barry

Price: $12.00

Publisher: A. S. Barnes: 1967

Seller ID: 14117

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


Clean text, good binding. DJ has edge tears, creases. . With a discography relating to each chapter. Includes cool jazz, Sonny Rolins, John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, the role of the Negro church, free form, and much more View more info

The Autobiography of an Unknown South African

By: Mokgatle, Naboth

Price: $6.75

Publisher: University of California Press: 1975

Seller ID: 20506

Condition: Good


Clean text, no name inside. Cover has scuffing, edge wear. Book is the Winner of the 1971 Anisfield-Wolf Award in Race Relations View more info

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Voices in the Whirlwind and Other Essays

By: Mphahlele, Ezekiel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hill & Wang: 1972

Seller ID: 21171

ISBN: 0809096277

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Clean text, good binding. DJ creased, scratched, edge torn slightly in the back. . Book has 6 essays on the literature and culture of Africa and Black America ; ; View more info

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The Jones Men (Advanced Uncorrected Prooof Copy)

By: Smith, Vern E

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Henry Regnery: 1974

Seller ID: 21730

ISBN: 0809283069

Condition: Good


Clean iside, cover has creases and scufffing. 287 pages. Story about drug abuse and crime. Characters such as Joe Red, Lennie Jack, Slim Williams, Big Al, Kid Yancy, etc. T. C. Thomas slid into the front seat of a yellow Fleetwood carrying a bag of Church's fried chicken and wearing, as always, the mid-length mink coat and the .357 Mangum; ; View more info

UNCLE TOM'S CABIN (Afterword by John William Ward)

By: Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Price: $12.00

Publisher: A SIGNET CLASSIC By New American Library: 1966

Seller ID: 22489

Condition: Good


Text of the book is clean. Front paper opposite the endpaper, with the author's biography has writing. 495 pges. Spine creases. Endpapers are browned. ; ; View more info

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The Confessions of Nat Turner

By: Styron, William

Price: $5.90

Publisher: Signet: 1968

Seller ID: 3232

ISBN: 0451035968

Condition: Good


Cover and spine creases. 1831 in Southeastern Virginia there was a revolt led by a Negro preacher named Nat Turner, an educated slave who felt divinely ordained to annihilate all the white people in the region; View more info

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Sound and Music

By: Taylor, Barbara

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Warwick: 1990

Seller ID: 23506

ISBN: 0531190900

Condition: Good


Clean book; boards have corners bumped. 40 pages. Illustrated with colorful drawings and photos. Learn all about sounds. Experiments, how to make a paper snapper, how to make a trumpet and a megaphone, a prayer drum, maracas and more ; Fun With Simple Science Series; Ex-Library; ; View more info

Nigger Heaven : Complete and Unabridged

By: Van Vechten, Carl

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Avon: 1951

Seller ID: 21685

Condition: Good


Book's inside cover state this book "brings to life the glamour, excitement, and rhythm of the Jazz Age in New York's Harlem" Critical commentary by George S. Schuyler. This is an Avon Reprint Edition. Includes a Glossary of Negro Words and Phrases. Some of the songs and snatches of Blue songs were written especially for this book by Langston Hughes. Cover is in good condition, inside has some browning. Book is in good to fair overall condition; Avon Pocket Size ... View more info

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Book World: the Washington Post : September 3, 1972 Racism - Robert Forman; Julius Lester; Black History

By: Washington Post

Price: $18.00

Publisher: The Washington Post: 1972

Seller ID: 14381

Condition: Fair


Features book reviews on various books. A column by William Loren Katz on The Black History Movement and comments/reviews on various books including Racism by Robert Froman; Broken Promises: The Strange History of the 14th Amendment by Richard Stiller, Julius Lester's book Long Journey Home: Stories from Black History. Front cover: The World of the Blue Collar Worker, book by Irving Howe, article by Bernard Weisberger; Diderot by Arthur Wilson - review by J. H. Plumb; Re... View more info

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Dr. Errol Crook: People Making A Difference

By: Wassynger, Ruth Akamine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Macmillan Mcgraw-Hill: 1997

Seller ID: 9514

ISBN: 0021821631

Condition: Very Good


Comprehension book 1 of 24. For grade 5. Level 11, Unit 2. Three page booklet of the life of Dr. Errol Crook, an African American doctor from Alabama; Spotlight Books View more info

American Negro Slavery: a Modern Reader

By: Weinstein, Allen

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1973

Seller ID: 17831

ISBN: 0195016696

Condition: Fair


Text is clean, spine creases; title, table of contents, preface and dedication pages are loose due to aging and are separated from the book. An anthology of American slavery. Essays by various writers - Southern Negro Slavery, The Militant South, The Profitability of Slavery, Black Confederacy, etc View more info

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Jazz People

By: Wilmer, Valerie

Price: $6.70

Publisher: Quartet Books: 1977

Seller ID: 13731

ISBN: 0704331632

Condition: Good


Illustrated with photos. Includes 14 great jazz musicians, the origins of the music, etc. Spine creases View more info