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61 Lucy Behrman - MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD AND POLITICS IN SENEGAL - (Out Of Print) -

(Harvard University Press) - (1970) - (First Edition) - (Hard Cover - W/Mylar & Dust Jacket) - (Used - Very Good) - (Hard Cover - Mylar & Dust Jacket in Good Condition) - (Islam, Politics in Africa) - 

This study analyzes the conditions under which the Muslim Brotherhoods of Senegal emerged as a political force and the ways in which the present pattern of political relations, in that country and among Moslems across Western and Northern African were established. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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62 Lynne Emery, Foreword by Katherine Dunham - BLACK DANCE: In The United States From 1619 To 1970 -

(National Press Books) - (1972) - (First Edition) - (Hard Cover - W/Dust Jacket) - (Used, Very Good, (Pages Are Unmarked) - (Dust jacket has sun discoloration on spine of cover, a few nicks, but in great shape) - (African American Dance) - (370, Pages) - 

By the time you finish this volume, you will be acquainted, not only with the history of Black dance, but will also know a lot about the enslaved and enslavers and how African influenced dance in America, effected both. You will also have a greater understanding of the psychology of colonialism. The influence African Americans had on American dance and music, and about how many African Americans who used dance and music to work their way out of poverty and racial prejudice and into the opera houses and concert hall of the world. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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63 Lynne Olson - FREEDOM'S DAUGHTERS: The Unsung Heroines of the Civil Rights Movement From, 1830 to 1970 -

(Scribners) - (2001) - (Hard Cover, W/Dust Jacket) - (Used, Very Good, (Plus) - (Used, Very Good, (Plus) - (Women - Civil Rights Movement (460, Pages) - 

This volume represents the first comprehensive history of the extensive role women (African & European American) played in the Civil Rights Movement. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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64 Malcolm X, With the assistance of Alex Haley as Editor - THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MALCOLM X

(Grove Press) - (1965) - (Soft Cover - Laminated) - (Used - Very Good) - (Autobiographical) - 

This volume tells how Malcolm rose from being a common street thug, thief, dope peddler, and pimp, to become one of the most dynamic leader of the African American Revolution. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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65 Michael Dyson - MAKING MALCOLM: The Myth & Meaning Of Malcolm X

(Oxford University Press) - (1995) - (Soft Cove - Laminated) - (Used - Very Good - (Plus) - (Autobiographical) - 

If Dr. Martin Luther King was the King of Freedom, then Malcolm X was the Prince of enlightenment. This (213) page volume by Dr. Dyson, "Is the most sophisticated and accessible analysis of Malcolm we have." Cornel West, Aurthor of "Race Matters" 
Price: 25.00 USD
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66 Nicholas Halasz - THE RATTLING OF CHAINS: Slave Unrest and Revolt in the Antebellum South) -

(David McKay Company) - (1966) - (HARD COVER - W/JACKET) - (USED - GOOD - (HARD COVER - W/DUST JACKET) - (USED - GOOD) - (274 Pages) - 

This Hungarian born scholar provides with great insight into the horrible history of slavery, unrest and slave revolts in the Antebellum era of the South. However, the thoughtfully research of this book provides us with more than a historical scholarly account of the Southern colonies of the lower states, it also documents many of "the outrages of the peculiar institution of slavery" which (although mostly been obscured) explains the justification of the abortive uprisings history has recorded. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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67 Norman Yetman (Editor) - VOICES FROM SLAVERY: 100 Authentic Slave Narratives -

(Dover Publications) - (2000) - (Soft Cover, Laminated) - (Used, Very Good, (Plus) - (Slave Narratives & Pictures)  

In the late 1930s, the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Process Administration embarked upon an ambitious project to interview 100 former African American slaves. This volume, is an authentic first-hand accounting and documentation of the lives of men and women, who were once held in bondage in the antebellum South. Many actual photographs of the former slaves are presented. (Ther are (30) pages of pictures.) 
Price: 35.00 USD
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68 Ora Williams - American Black Women: In the Arts and Social Science: A Bibliographic Survey -
(Metuchen, New Jersey) -
(The Scarecrow Press, Inc.) - (1973) - (Hard Cover) - Quick Reference Book) - (Used - Very Good - (Plus) - (A Bibliographic Survey) - 

The author has uncovered buried treasure; a hidden history (at the time) of African Women who had achieved in the Arts and Sciences. As the author stated, "One of the most positive results of the Civil and Human Rights, students' and women's Movement has been and increased awareness that many groups of Americans have been and are still being inaccurately and inadequately portrayed." Hence, 'The American Black women, frequently discussed, but rarely treated objectively, constitutes one such groups. The degree to which the misinformation and confusion surrounding her are intricately women into the social fabric of American society is suggested by Maya Angelou in a Life Magazine review of Gerda Lerna's Black Women of America: Called Matriarch, Emasculator, and Hot Mama. Sometimes Sister, Pretty Baby, Aunti, Mamie and Girl. Called Unwed Mother, Welfare Recipient,and Intercity Consumer." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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69 R. B. Alade - The Broken Bridge: Reflections and Experience of a doctor during the Nigerian Civil War -
(Ibadan, W. Africa) -
(The Caxton Press, W. Africa) - Ibadan - (1975) - (First Edition, Out of Print) - (Soft Cover) - (Used - Good) - (The Nigerian Civil War) - 

Dr. Raphael Bolanle Alade was born in Akure, Western Nigeria. After receiving two undergraduate M. B. (Bachelor's of Medicine) degrees from the College and University of Ibadan, he journeyed to England. There he did his clinical training at St. Bartholomew's Hospital in London and graduated with an M. B. B. S in 1957, and continues to work there until 1959, and then return to Nigeria. This is the story of his time while serving as a physician, during the Nigerian Civil War, beginning in 1968 until its conclusion. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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70 Ralph Wiley - WHAT BLACK PEOPLE SHOULD DO NOW: Dispatches from Near the Vanguard -

(Ballantine Books) - (1993) - (Hard Cover - W/Dust Jacket) - Used - Very Good, (Plus) - Used - Very Good, (Plus) - (African American History) - (374 Pages) - 

In twenty-two explosive essays, the author takes an unblinking and ironic look at all aspects of African American life, while fulfilling the role of artist and agitator, in a voice that fuses oral history with the traditions of Frederick Douglas, Richard Wright and James Baldwin, all rolled into one. 
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71 Randall Kennedy - NIGGER: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word -

(Pantheon Books) - (2002) - (Hard Cover - W/Dust Jacket) - (Used, Very Good, (Plus) - (Used, Very Good, (Plus) - (Social Commentary) - (226 Pages) - 

Not Dick Gregory, but a very good read. The "N" word is arguable the most consequential social insult in the American history. The author, a distinguished Harvard Law professor, puts a tracer on the word, to identify how it has been used and by whom, while analyzing the controversies to which it has given rise. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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72 Rene' A. Bravmann - AFRICA ISLAM -

(Smithsonian Institution Press) - (1983) - (Soft Cover - Laminated) - (Used - Very Good) - (West African Islamic Develop. 9-3/4H X 7-3/4W 

Through the avenues of trade and Holy wars, Islam had an effective impact on a significant portion o African thought, life, and art. This volume of informative essays,pictures and illustrations explores some of the social and historical dynamics as well as aesthetic responses of African to the appearance of Islam south of the Mediterranean littoral. In particular, Newly introduced objects, forms and techniques found a place in traditional Pre-Islamic cultures, at times replacing figurative art, at other times existing side-by-side or fusing old and new into synergetic forms that share aspects of both cultures. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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73 Richard D. Alba - ETHNIC IDENTITY: The Transfomation of White America

(Yale University Press) - (1990) - (Soft Cover - Laminated) - (Used - Very Good) - (Racial Relations) - (374 Pages) - 

An important Book about the descendants of the original European immigrants and how the role of ethnic identity has significantly changed in America. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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74 Richard S. Newman - THE TRANSFORMATION OF AMERICAN ABOLITIONISM: Fighting Slavery in the Early Republic -

(The University of North Carolina Press) - (2002) - (Soft Cover, Laminated) - (Used, Very Good) - (Abolitionist Movement) - (256, Pages) - 

This volume provides a much needed fuller understanding of the origins of the "Abolitionist Movement" and its deeply African American character, its racial dynamics, and the nature of its development in the years prior to 1840. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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75 Richard Wright - Foreword by Norl Ignatier (2002), and Introduction by David Bradley (1988) - 12 MILLION BLACK VOICES -

(Thunder's Mouth Press) - (2002) - (Soft, Cover - Laminated) - (Used, Very Good) - (African American Experience) (Coffee Table Size) 

"Amongst all of the works of Richard Wright, "12 Million Black Voices" stands out as a work of poetry, of passion, of lyricism, and of love." - David Bradley. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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76 Robert Edgerton - THE FALL OF THE ASANTE EMPIRE: The Hundred-Year War For Africa's Gold Coast -

(The Free Press) - (1995) - (Hard Cover - W/Dust Jacket) - (Used - Very Good - (Plus) - (Jacket Very Good) - (Asante & British Wars) - 

Prempeh was one of the Asante's greatest leaders. His Troups/Warriors fought valiantly against the British for the last great stand for Asanteland in Ghana. When he was captured by the British, (as was the general custom), one of the Queen Mothers named Yaa Asantewaa, took comand of the Warriors and continued the fight untill she was overpowered. A very important read to gain and understanding of the Asante and British 100 Year War. It was mainly over a "Golden Stool, Gold, Control, and Power. 
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77 Robert Parker with Richard Rashke - CAPITOL HILL IN BLACK AND WHITE: Revelations of the Inside and Underside of Power Politics by the Black former Maitre d' of the Senate Dining Room

(Dodd, Mead & Company) - (1986) - (Hard Cover - W/Dust Jacket) - Used - Good - (Pages are Unmarked - (Dust jacket shows signs of wear) - (Civil Rights, Race Relats.) - 

Former Maitre d' of the Senate Dining Room, Robert Parker tell how he managed to survive on Capitol Hill, while, even taking personal insults from then President Johnson and others. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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78 Robert William Fogel and Stanley L. Engerman - TIME ON THE CROSS: The Economics of American Negro Slavery -

(W. W. Norton & Company) - (1974) - (Soft Cover - Laminated) - (Used - Very Good) - (Slavry, Commentary) - 

When it was first introduced, this groundbreaking "reexamination" of the economic foundations of slavery in the United States' marked the start of a new period of slavery scholarship, so says C. Vann Woodward, (New York Review of Books). 
Price: 25.00 USD
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79 S. T. Joshi, Editor - Foreword by Derrick Bell - DOCUMENTS OF AMERICAN PREJUDICE: An Anthology of Writings on Race From Thomas Jefferson to David Duke -

(Basic Books) - (1999) - (Soft Cover - Laminated) - (Used - Very Good - (Plus) - (Racist Literature) - (600 Pages) - 

The authors' research uncovered documents from more that (100) selections on racial prejudice, spanning more than (300) years of injustice. we view the writings of both well-loved and reviled figures, from Thomas Jefferson to David Duke. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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80 Said Hamdun & Noel King - IBN BATTUTA: In Black Africa -

(Markus Wiener Publishers) - (2003) - (Soft Cover - Laminated) - (Used - Very Good - (Plus)- (History of Africa) - 

One of the most important documents about sub-Saharan Africa written by a non-European medieval historian. This narrative provides a unique view of the "high culture," pride, and independence of a progressive African state (Mali under Mansa Musa's leadership), during the Fourteenth Century. 
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