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  • Allen, Bonnie.
    WE ARE OVERCOME: Thoughts on Being Black in America.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Crown, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - Irreverent essays dissecting the current state of affairs between blacks and whites by this black female political/social humorist. ISBN: 0517597594.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 16015
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  • MALCOLM X FOR BEGINNERS by Aquina Doctor, Bernard.
    Aquina Doctor, Bernard.
    MALCOLM X FOR BEGINNERS

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York: Writers and Readers Publishing, (1992.). First edition - From the preface: "Today when it seems like most of the gains in the area of civil rights are being rolled back one by one, it is more important than ever to rediscover the impact of leaders like Malcolm X on our society. A graphic book written for young adults, illustrated throughout with the author's black and white drawings. ii, 186 pp. ISBN: 0-86316-146-4.

    Condition: Very good+ in glossy illustrated wrappers (corners slightly bumped.)

    Book ID: 53978
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  • FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND STROKES FOR FREEDOM: A Series of Anti-Slavery Tracts of Which Half a Million are Now Issued by Friends of the Negro. by Armistead, Wilson, preface.
    Armistead, Wilson, preface.
    FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND STROKES FOR FREEDOM: A Series of Anti-Slavery Tracts of Which Half a Million are Now Issued by Friends of the Negro.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    New York: Negro Universities Press, (1969.) dj. Hardcover - Facsimile reprint of a book originally published in London in 1900 -Consists of reprints of no. 1-82 of the Leeds anti-slavery series, ranging in length from 1 to 20 pages each . Preface. by Wilson Armistead. . ISBN: 0-8371-20144.

    Condition: Fine in brown boards with gilt lettering on spine, no dust jacket as issued.

    Book ID: 52715
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  • Baker, Liva.
    THE SECOND BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS: The Hundred-Year Struggle to Integrate the Schools.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, 1996. dj. Hardcover first edition - A powerful and moving book, about the legal challenges and about the courage of those involved: 6 year old Ruby Bridges and the 3 other black first graders in 1960, their parents, and the parents of the white students who persisted in sending their children to a desegrated school, of federal district judge J. Skelly White, and black Creole attorney A. P. Tureaud and more. Photographs, notes, bibliography and sources, index. 564 pgs.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 11898
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  • THE SHAPING OF BLACK AMERICA. by Bennett, Lerone.
    Bennett, Lerone.
    THE SHAPING OF BLACK AMERICA.

    Edition: First edition.

    Chicago: Johnson Publishing Co Inc, 1975. dj. Hardcover first edition - Starting with the landing of the first blacks at Jamestown in 1619, this looks not just at the first black inhabitants of the colonies but also at the custom of white servitude which preceded the slave trade. It is divided into two sections - foundations and directions - and it highlights alternatives which could have been taken, but were not. Illustrated with sepia-toned full page drawings by Charles White. Bibliography, index.
    Large square format. 356 pp. ISBN: 0-874850711.

    Condition: Very near fine in brown cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover in a rather poor example of the uncommon dustjacket (tears, significant loss to upper edge of back cover, but the original price of $15.95 is still present on the dj flap)

    Book ID: 76118
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  • Berman, Daniel B.
    IT IS SO ORDERED: The Supreme Court Rules on School Segregation.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Norton, (1966.). Covers events from the filing of the original suit on behalf of 13 African American children in Topeka, Kansas to the decision in the 1954 landmark case, Brown v. The Board of Education. Index of juridical terms and general index. 161 pp.

    Condition: Good condiiton.

    Book ID: 30685
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  • NEGRO PROTEST THOUGHT IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. by Broderick, Francis L. & August Meier, editors.
    Broderick, Francis L. & August Meier, editors.
    NEGRO PROTEST THOUGHT IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1965.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Anthology of original source documents compiled from the writings of African-American activists from 1895 through 1965, including Monroe Trotter, Bayard Rustin, W.E.B. DuBois, A. Philip Randolph, Marcus Garvey, Angelo Herndon, Dr. Martin Luther King, Thurgood Marshall, John Lewis, and many others. Information on the founding and aims of the various protest movements: The Niagara Movement, NAACP, CORE, SNCC, SCLC, etc. The first book publication of some of the documents. A title in The American Heritage Series under the general editorship of Leonard W. Levy and Alfred Young. Index. xliii, 444 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fair only dustjacket. with chips on the top of the spine and the back cover (previous owner's name mostly hidden by dj flap)

    Book ID: 84116
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  • THE FLASHLIGHT. by Cleaver, Eldridge.
    Cleaver, Eldridge.
    THE FLASHLIGHT.

    Edition: First thus.

    Frankfurt, Germany: Verlag Moritz Diesterweg (1977). First edition - A small pamphlet with the text in English, a title in the Diesterwegs Neusprachliche Bibliothek. Includes an introduction and annotations. "File copy, Joan Daves" stamped on front cover and title page. 65 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a blue stapled wrappers with a photograph of Cleaver on the front cover.

    Book ID: 75544
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  • BLACK RIOT IN LOS ANGELES: The Story of the Watts Tragedy. by Crump, Spencer.
    Crump, Spencer.
    BLACK RIOT IN LOS ANGELES: The Story of the Watts Tragedy.

    Edition: First edition.

    Los Angeles: Trans-Anglo Books, (1966) dj. Hardcover first edition - An attempt to present a balanced look at the Watts Riot, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, that tell the story far more graphically than words can. Includes an Appendix: The text of the McCone Commission report. Maps, bibliography, index. Large format. 160 pp. Map endpapers.

    Condition: Good only in a good dust jacket (tear to side of spine, dj has remnants of a spine label, some short closed tears)

    Book ID: 66724
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  • BUT WE HAVE NO COUNTRY: The 1851 Christiana, Pennsylvania Resistance. by Forbes, Ella.
    Forbes, Ella.
    BUT WE HAVE NO COUNTRY: The 1851 Christiana, Pennsylvania Resistance.

    Edition: First printing.

    Cherry Hill, NJ: Africana Homestead Legacy Publishers, (1998) dj. Hardcover first edition - Examines from an African American perspective "how William Parker and the Christiana Resisters tested the basic tenets of American democracy and law, especially the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law. . . Ultimately the Christiana Resistance was a contest of wills between Parker and his self-defense organization, with natural law on their side, and Edward Grosuch and other white slave owners, armed, literally with civil law." Includes an appendix with William Parker's The Freedman's Story published in the Atlantic Monthly in Feb, 1866. Photographs. Bibliography, index.xiv, 338 pp. ISBN: 0-965330818.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (closed tear on front cover of dj).

    Book ID: 67617
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  • RECONSTRUCTION AFTER THE CIVIL WAR. by Franklin, John Hope.
    Franklin, John Hope.
    RECONSTRUCTION AFTER THE CIVIL WAR.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Chicago: University of Chicago Press, (1967.). A title in the Chicago History of American Civilization series - a lucid and scholarly look at this important era in American history, and one which 'reduces the exaggerations of former views to a more credible picture. ' Chronology, bibliography, index. 258 pp. ISBN: 0-226-260763.

    Condition: Good overall (previous owner's name, underlining and marginal notations on several pages).

    Book ID: 32987
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  • RECONSTRUCTION AFTER THE CIVIL WAR. by Franklin, John Hope.
    Franklin, John Hope.
    RECONSTRUCTION AFTER THE CIVIL WAR.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Chicago: University of Chicago Press, (1973.). A title in the Chicago History of American Civilization series - a lucid and scholarly look at this important era in American history, and one which 'reduces the exaggerations of former views to a more credible picture. ' Chronology, bibliography, index. 258 pp. ISBN: 0-226-260763.

    Condition: Good condition (some wear to the covers, number written inside front cover on on top edge, contents clean.)

    Book ID: 48219
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  • Franklin, John Hope.
    RECONSTRUCTION AFTER THE CIVIL WAR.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Chicago: University of Chicago Press, (1973.). A title in the Chicago History of American Civilization series - a lucid and scholarly look at this important era in American history, and one which 'reduces the exaggerations of former views to a more credible picture. ' Chronology, bibliography, index. 258 pp. ISBN: 0-226-260763.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 31814
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  • RUNAWAY SLAVES: Rebels on the Plantation. by Franklin, John Hope and Loren Schweninger,
    Franklin, John Hope and Loren Schweninger,
    RUNAWAY SLAVES: Rebels on the Plantation.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A definitive analysis of slave resistance and escape, one which shows that, contrary to popular belief, slaves frequently rebelled against their masters and ran away from their plantations whenever they could. Based on original documents including "planters' records, petitions to county courts and state legislatures, and local newspapers, this book shows how slaves resisted, when, where, and how they escaped, where they fled to, how long they remained in hiding, and how they survived away from the plantation. Of equal importance, it examines the reactions of the white slaveholding class, revealing how they marshaled considerable effort to prevent runaways, meted out severe punishments, and established patrols to…

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    New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A definitive analysis of slave resistance and escape, one which shows that, contrary to popular belief, slaves frequently rebelled against their masters and ran away from their plantations whenever they could. Based on original documents including "planters' records, petitions to county courts and state legislatures, and local newspapers, this book shows how slaves resisted, when, where, and how they escaped, where they fled to, how long they remained in hiding, and how they survived away from the plantation. Of equal importance, it examines the reactions of the white slaveholding class, revealing how they marshaled considerable effort to prevent runaways, meted out severe punishments, and established patrols to hunt down escaped slaves." INSCRIBED by Franklin on the half title page. Illustrated, charts, extensive notes, bibliography, index. xvii, 455 pp. ISBN: 0-195084497.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 79510
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  • RUNAWAY SLAVES: Rebels on the Plantation. by Franklin, John Hope and Loren Schweninger,
    Franklin, John Hope and Loren Schweninger,
    RUNAWAY SLAVES: Rebels on the Plantation.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A definitive analysis of slave resistance and escape, one which shows that, contrary to popular belief, slaves frequently rebelled against their masters and ran away from their plantations whenever they could. Based on original documents including "planters' records, petitions to county courts and state legislatures, and local newspapers, this book shows how slaves resisted, when, where, and how they escaped, where they fled to, how long they remained in hiding, and how they survived away from the plantation. Of equal importance, it examines the reactions of the white slaveholding class, revealing how they marshaled considerable effort to prevent runaways, meted out severe punishments, and established patrols to…

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    New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A definitive analysis of slave resistance and escape, one which shows that, contrary to popular belief, slaves frequently rebelled against their masters and ran away from their plantations whenever they could. Based on original documents including "planters' records, petitions to county courts and state legislatures, and local newspapers, this book shows how slaves resisted, when, where, and how they escaped, where they fled to, how long they remained in hiding, and how they survived away from the plantation. Of equal importance, it examines the reactions of the white slaveholding class, revealing how they marshaled considerable effort to prevent runaways, meted out severe punishments, and established patrols to hunt down escaped slaves." SIGNED on the title page by author Loren Schweninger with the words "best wishes," Illustrated, charts, extensive notes, bibliography, index. xvii, 455 pp. ISBN: 0-195084497.

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    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (prevous owner's name on front pastedown, mostly hidden by dj flap)

    Book ID: 79915
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  • Greene, Melissa Fay.
    THE TEMPLE BOMBING.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Jonathan Cape, 1996. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED on the title page. An examination of a chapter in the history of Civil Rights in the US and in Georgia. In the wake of the US Supreme Court's Brown decision outlawing segregated schools, violence erupted in the South. The young rabbi of Atlanta's oldest synagogue spoke up for racial justice, and in October1958, the synagogue was blown apart by dynamite. Winner of the Southern Critics Nonfiction Award. Photographs, notes, index, 502 pages. ISBN: 0-224-040510.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (donation stamp inside front cover, some rubbing to the dj.)

    Book ID: 21505
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  • Greene, Melissa Fay.
    PRAYING FOR SHEETROCK.

    Edition: Book of the Month Club edition (same size and quality as trade edition).

    New York: Addison-Wesley, 1991. dj. SIGNED hardcover - SIGNED on the title page. The author's first book, this is the story of the political awakening of a tiny black community in coastal Georgia in the 1970's. Shortlisted for both the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award, and winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. 335 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-201-550482.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 16338
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  • Hall, Wade.
    REST OF THE DREAM: Black Odyssey of Lyman Johnson.

    Edition: First printing.

    Lexington,KY: University Press of Kentucky, 1988 dj. Hardcover first edition - Records in his own words the story of Johnson, a Kentucky teacher, and grassroots leader in the civil rights struggle since the 1930's. Photographs, index. 230 pp. ISBN: 0-813116740.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 23182
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  • CLAUDETTE COLVIN: Twice Toward Justice. by Hoose, Phillip M.
    Hoose, Phillip M.
    CLAUDETTE COLVIN: Twice Toward Justice.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2009). First edition - An account written for young adults of the role of teenager Claudette Colvin in sparking the Montgomery bus boycott - " On March 2, 1955, an impassioned teenager, fed up with the daily injustices of Jim Crow segregation, refused to give her seat to a white woman on a segregated bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Instead of being celebrated as Rosa Parks would be just nine months later, fifteen-year-old Claudette Colvin found herself shunned by her classmates and dismissed by community leaders. Undaunted, a year later she dared to challenge segregation again as a key plaintiff in Browder v. Gayle, the landmark case that struck down the segregation laws of…

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    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2009). First edition - An account written for young adults of the role of teenager Claudette Colvin in sparking the Montgomery bus boycott - " On March 2, 1955, an impassioned teenager, fed up with the daily injustices of Jim Crow segregation, refused to give her seat to a white woman on a segregated bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Instead of being celebrated as Rosa Parks would be just nine months later, fifteen-year-old Claudette Colvin found herself shunned by her classmates and dismissed by community leaders. Undaunted, a year later she dared to challenge segregation again as a key plaintiff in Browder v. Gayle, the landmark case that struck down the segregation laws of Montgomery and swept away the legal underpinnings of the Jim Crow South. Based on extensive interviews with Claudette Colvin and many others, [this is the] first in-depth account of an important yet largely unknown civil rights figure, weaving her dramatic story into the fabric of the historic Montgomery bus boycott and court case that would change the course of American history." Winner of the 2009 National Book Award for Young People's Literature. a 2010 Newbery Honor Book, and more. Illustrated throughout with photographs. Bibliography, notes. Slightly oversized square format. 122 pp.

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    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers. An uncommon advance issue.

    Book ID: 84449
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  • DESIRE STREET: A True Story of Death and Deliverance in New Orleans. by Horne, Jed.
    Horne, Jed.
    DESIRE STREET: A True Story of Death and Deliverance in New Orleans.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2005). SIGNED hardcover first edition - An account of a New Orleans murder trial and of justice gone wrong. "In a New Orleans supermarket parking lot in the fall of 1984 ,two disparate lives become inextricably bound for the next fourteen years. The first, the life of Delores Dye, a white housewife and grandmother. The second, a young black man with a gun in hand. Moments following their maybe not so chance encounter, Mrs. Dye lay dead on the sunbaked macadam, and the killer had made off with her purse, her groceries, and her car. Four days later, following a tip, authorities arrested a known drug dealer and father of five named Curtis…

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    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2005). SIGNED hardcover first edition - An account of a New Orleans murder trial and of justice gone wrong. "In a New Orleans supermarket parking lot in the fall of 1984 ,two disparate lives become inextricably bound for the next fourteen years. The first, the life of Delores Dye, a white housewife and grandmother. The second, a young black man with a gun in hand. Moments following their maybe not so chance encounter, Mrs. Dye lay dead on the sunbaked macadam, and the killer had made off with her purse, her groceries, and her car. Four days later, following a tip, authorities arrested a known drug dealer and father of five named Curtis Kyles. Kyles would then be tried for Mrs. Dye's murder an unprecedented five times, though he maintained his innocence throughout each trial. Convicted and sentenced to death in his second trial, he would spend fourteen years on death row. . . But the case slowly yielded a deeper drama: That police and prosecutors may have been complicit in the vengeance that framed Kyles cuts to the heart of a system of justice for Southern blacks in the era since lynch mobs were shamed into obsolescence." INSCRIBED by the author on the title page "for --- esteemed and much loved comrade in arms." Nominated for the Edgar Award. Photographs. 343 pp. ISBN: 0-374138257.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75214
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  • OLIO. by Jess, Tyehimba.
    Jess, Tyehimba.
    OLIO.

    Edition: 3rd printing, a trade paperback.

    Seattle and New York: Wave Books, (2016). SIGNED - Black poet's second book, one which "weaves sonnet, song, and narrative to examine the lives of mostly unrecorded African American performers directly before and after the Civil War up to World War I" from the Jubilee Singers to Blind Tom to Sissieretta Jones, Edmonia Lewis and many others. The citation for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize cited it as "a distinctive work that melds performance art with the deeper art of poetry to explore collective memory and challenge contemporary notions of race and identity." INSCRIBED by Jess on the title page. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. Includes a timeline and bibliography. Large square format. 235 pp. ISBN: 978-1940696201.

    Condition: Fine in white wrappers with black lettering.

    Book ID: 84839
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  • INTERRACIAL INTIMACIES: Sex, Marriage, Identity, and Adoption. by Kennedy, Randall.
    Kennedy, Randall.
    INTERRACIAL INTIMACIES: Sex, Marriage, Identity, and Adoption.

    Edition: First edition

    New York: Pantheon (2003) dj. Hardcover first edition - "A tour de force about the controversial issue of personal interracial intimacy as it exists within ever-changing American social mores and within the rule of law. Fears of transgressive interracial relationships, informed over the centuries by ugly racial biases and fantasies, still linger in American society today. This brilliant studyÑranging from plantation days to the presentÑexplores the historical, sociological, legal, and moral issues that continue to feed and complicate that fear." Extensive notes, bibliography, index. viii, 676 pp. ISBN: 0-375-402551.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (remainder dot, bookseller's stamp on front pastedown)

    Book ID: 59806
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  • FIRE IN MY BONES by King, Charles H., Jr.
    King, Charles H., Jr.
    FIRE IN MY BONES

    Edition: Later printing.

    Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1983. dj. Hardcover - Maynard Jackson described this book as "an honest, definitive account of a black man's struggle to expose and clarify the nature of racism in the United States. Frequently, King is abrasive and scorching. But his motivation... is to seek justice..." Other dustjacket praise from Martin Luther King, Julian Bond and more. Set in Alabama; Gary, Indiana; Atlanta Georgia; etc. ISBN: 0-8028-35708.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket (light edgewear to dj.)

    Book ID: 22062
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  • [King, Martin Luther, Jr.] Bishop, Jim.
    THE DAYS OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, 1971. dj. Hardcover first edition -

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 12977
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  • Lerner, Michael and West, Cornel.
    JEWS AND BLACKS: Let the Healing Begin.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - A look at the historical alliances and difference between the two communities in the hopes that once again they can understand each other and work together. 276 pages. ISBN: 0-399-140468.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 20866
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  • Lincoln, C. Eric.
    SOUNDS OF THE STRUGGLE: Persons and Perspectives in Civil Rights.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, 1967. dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of 14 pieces on such diverse topics as extremist attitudes among the Black Muslims, the Negro minister in the South, the absent father, Malcolm X, theological and ethical implications of the black ghetto, and more.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 23874
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  • THE RULE OF RACIALIZATION: Class, Identity, Governance. by Martinot, Steve.
    Martinot, Steve.
    THE RULE OF RACIALIZATION: Class, Identity, Governance.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Philadelphia: Temple University Press, (2002). First edition - A book which takes a "new look at the invention of whiteness and how the inextricable links between race and class were formed in the seventeenth century and consolidated by custom, social relations, and eventually naturalized by the structures that organize our lives and our work. Arguing that, unlike in Europe, where class formed around the nation-state, race deeply informed how class is defined in this country and, conversely, our unique relationship to class in this country helped in some ways to invent race as a distinction in social relations. Martinot begins tracing this development in the slave plantations in 1600s colonial life. He examines how the social structures encoded there…

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    Philadelphia: Temple University Press, (2002). First edition - A book which takes a "new look at the invention of whiteness and how the inextricable links between race and class were formed in the seventeenth century and consolidated by custom, social relations, and eventually naturalized by the structures that organize our lives and our work. Arguing that, unlike in Europe, where class formed around the nation-state, race deeply informed how class is defined in this country and, conversely, our unique relationship to class in this country helped in some ways to invent race as a distinction in social relations. Martinot begins tracing this development in the slave plantations in 1600s colonial life. He examines how the social structures encoded there lead to a concrete development of racialization. He then takes us up to the present day, where forms of those structures still inhabit our public and economic institutions." A title in the Labor In Crisis series. Notes, index.xii, 240 pp. Review copy with publisher's materials laid in. ISBN: 1-566399823.

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    Condition: Fine in glossy wrappers, slightly oversized.

    Book ID: 79377
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  • POLITICAL PROCESS AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF BLACK INSURGENCY, 1930-1970. by McAdam, Doug.
    McAdam, Doug.
    POLITICAL PROCESS AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF BLACK INSURGENCY, 1930-1970.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Chicago: University of Chicago Press, (1985). A classic work of sociology which "focuses on the crucial role of three institutions that foster protest: black churches, black colleges, and Southern chapters of the NAACP. . . the political opportunities, a heightened sense of political efficacy, and the development of these three institutions played a central role in shaping the civil rights movement." Notes, bibliography, index. viii, 304 pp. ISBN: 0-226555526.

    Condition: Very good condition overall - some sunning and wear to the spine, previous owner's name, but otherwise clean and tight.

    Book ID: 84742
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  • CARRY ME HOME: Birmingham ,Alabama; The Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution. by McWhorter, Diane.
    McWhorter, Diane.
    CARRY ME HOME: Birmingham ,Alabama; The Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution.

    Edition: Large trade paperback.

    New York Simon & Schuster, (2001.). Winner of the Southern Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction. A definitive study of a cataclysmic year in the Civil Rights struggle - a year that saw fire hoses and police dogs turned on non-violent protestors, the bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church which killed 4 young black girls and more. Based on police and FBI documents, interviews with black activists and Ku Klux Klan members. 719 pp with index. ISBN: 0-7432-17721.

    Condition: Very good ( tear at top of spine.)

    Book ID: 28486
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  • Muse, Benjamin.
    THE AMERICAN NEGRO REVOLUTION: From Nonviolence to Black Power 1963-1967.

    Edition: First printing.

    Bloomington & London: Indiana University Press, 1968. dj. Hardcover first edition - A comprehensive account of those critical years in the civil rghts movement. Index. 345 pages.

    Condition: Ex-school-library, but a very tight clean copy with relatively few markings in a good dustjacket (chip on front cover, fading to the spine.)

    Book ID: 16014
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