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  • RACIAL PREJUDICE. by Pascoe, Elaine.
    Pascoe, Elaine.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Franklin Watts, 1985. dj. Hardcover first edition - An examination of the vicious racial stereotypes which have affected tge treatment of African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans from colonial times to the present. It analyzes the economic inequalities that continue to affect these minorities - hurting both them and the US as a whole - even after some of the most blatant discriminatory became a thing of the past. A title in the Issues in American History series. Photographs, suggestions for further reading, index. 118 pp. ISBN: 0-53110057X.

    Condition: Ex-library in a sturdy library binding, with the usual markings and a few penciled notations in the margins, but overall tight and clean in a very good dust jacket (spine label)

    Book ID: 79064
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  • THE AMERICAN RACE PROBLEM: A Study of the Negro. by Reuter, Edward Bryon.
    Reuter, Edward Bryon.
    THE AMERICAN RACE PROBLEM: A Study of the Negro.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, (1927). Hardcover first edition - Topics include the Negro Population, racial differences; the health of the Negro, Negro Sex and Family Life, economic status of the Negro, education of the Negro, the growth of race consciousness; and more. A title in the Crowell's Social Science Series under the editorship of Seba Eldridge. index. xii, 448.

    Condition: Very good in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on spine (some underlining and marginal notes, prev owner's name.)

    Book ID: 55725
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  • PLEDGING ALLEGIANCE: American Identity and the Bond Drive of World War II. by Samuel, Lawrence R.
    Samuel, Lawrence R.
    PLEDGING ALLEGIANCE: American Identity and the Bond Drive of World War II.

    Edition: First printing.

    Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, (1997) dj. Hardcover first edition - How the WWII bond drive (called the most successful marketing operation in history) emphasized the participation of U.S. ethnic groups in the war effort - including African Americans, Euro-Americans and labor union members - with the hope that victory over racism abroad would lead to victory over racism at home. Illustrated with photographs. Notes, index. xxii, 249 pp. ISBN: 1-560987073.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 79417
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  • Sinclair, Jo.

    Edition: 1st thus, a trade paperback.

    Old Westbury, NY: The Feminist Press, (1985.). Reprint of this novel of a Jewish girl and and African American girl who forge a friendship in an atmosphere of anger and rage, originally published in 1955. This edition includes an afterword by Nellie McKay, an essay 'On Racism and Ethnocentrism' by Johnetta B. Cole and Elizabeth A. Oakes, and a brief biographical sketch of the author. 352 pp plus 2 pages of advertisements. ISBN: 0-935312-404.

    Condition: Good condition. (slightly marked from handling, water spot of first few pages, name written on top corner inside.)

    Book ID: 27784
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  • KINSHIP: A Family's Journey in Africa and America. by Wamba, Philippe.
    Wamba, Philippe.
    KINSHIP: A Family's Journey in Africa and America.

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Dutton (1999) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first book by this journalist, who with a bicultural heritage - he was born of an African American mother and Congolese father and reared in California, Boston, Tanzania, and the Congo - which offers an "evenhanded and encyclopedic examination of the facts and fictions that have grown on both sides of the Atlantic." Notes, bibliography, index. xiv, 384 pp. ISBN: 0-525-943870.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 85927
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