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  • Emerson, Gloria.
    GAZA: YEAR IN THE INTIFADA: A Personal Account from an Occupied Land.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (1991.) dj. Hardcover first edition - 'In 1989 Gloria Emerson, an ...American journalist lived in the Gaza Strip in order to witness and understand Palestinian resistance to Israeli military occuption, which began in 1967... In her acutely observant and moving book, Emerson describes how the daily lives of Gazans are deformed by the occupation in all its harsh, injurious forms.' The Palestinian problem was then - and still is almost 20 years later - the 'deepest wound in the Middle East.' Maps. 244 pp. ISBN: 0-871134454.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 38170
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  • BEYOND THE MELTING POT: The Negroes, Puerto Ricans, Jews, Italians, and Irish of New York City. by Glazer, Nathan and Moynihan, Daniel Patrick.
    Glazer, Nathan and Moynihan, Daniel Patrick.
    BEYOND THE MELTING POT: The Negroes, Puerto Ricans, Jews, Italians, and Irish of New York City.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, (1968.). Chapters on leadership, politics, families, occupations, etc. A book praised as being both important, perceptive and readable. Notes, index. 360 pages.

    Condition: Very good (crease to lower corner cover.)

    Book ID: 22649
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  • PROTEST AND PREJUDICE. A Study of Belief in the Black Community. by Marx, Gary T. Foreword by Bayard Rustin
    Marx, Gary T. Foreword by Bayard Rustin
    PROTEST AND PREJUDICE. A Study of Belief in the Black Community.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing, Revised Edition.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1969). Foreword by Bayard Rustin. Includes chapters on militancy, Black nationalism, Negroes and Jews, Civil rights and tolerance and more. Harper Torchbook Paperback. Extensive footnotes, many table, index. xxviii, 256 pp plus 27 pp reproducing the orignial survey form.

    Condition: Good overall in illustrated wrappers - scattered underlining, marginal notes and brackets.

    Book ID: 79439
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  • PETRIFIED. by Nadel,Barbara.
    Nadel,Barbara.
    PETRIFIED.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Headline (Hodder), (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The sixth novel in a series of unusual police procedurals set in Istanbul,Turkey - a series which brings the melting pot that is Istanbul to life. SIGNED on the title page. 246 pp. ISBN: 0-747269149.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (some light toning to the pages).

    Book ID: 65861
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  • THE CRY OF THE PEACOCK. by Nahai, Gina Barkhordar.
    Nahai, Gina Barkhordar.
    THE CRY OF THE PEACOCK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Crown, (1991.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, covering 200 years of the history of Jews in Iran. SIGNED on the title page. 341 pp. ISBN: 0-517-574799.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 48482
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  • Sinclair, Jo.
    THE CHANGELINGS.

    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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  • [Still, Peter] Picard, Mrs, Kate E, R, ; introductory essay by Maxwell Whiteman.
    THE KIDNAPPED AND THE RANSOMED: The Narrative of Peter and Vina Still after Forty Years of Slavery.

    Edition: First thus.

    Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1970. dj. Hardcover first edition - A reproduction of the 1856 edition of this classic fugitive slave story, with a new extensive introductory essay on Jews in the antislavery movement (this essay and the list of sources comprise 103 pp). Peter Still was kidnapped from his home in New Jersey as a child, was a slave for more than 40 years in Kentucky and Alabama and was finally liberated due to the generosity of two Jewish merchants who purchased him and them permitted him to buy his freedom with the work he did. After he obtained his own freedom, Still did not rest until he was able to purchase his wife and…

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    Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1970. dj. Hardcover first edition - A reproduction of the 1856 edition of this classic fugitive slave story, with a new extensive introductory essay on Jews in the antislavery movement (this essay and the list of sources comprise 103 pp). Peter Still was kidnapped from his home in New Jersey as a child, was a slave for more than 40 years in Kentucky and Alabama and was finally liberated due to the generosity of two Jewish merchants who purchased him and them permitted him to buy his freedom with the work he did. After he obtained his own freedom, Still did not rest until he was able to purchase his wife and children also. Included in this book is the story of Seth Concklin, a white abolitionist who aided Still's family and was captured by slave hunters and either killed or committed suicide.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 28183
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