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THE VOICE THAT CHALLENGED A NATION: Marian Anderson and the Struggle for Equal Rights.
Edition: Later printing.
New York: Clarion Books, (2004) dj. Hardcover - An account for older children of a singer who broke down many racial barriers, based on her own letters and writings. Illustrated with photographs throughout. A Newbery Honor Award book, and winner of the Robert Siebert medal. Notes, selected bibliography, index. 119 pp. Slightly oversized. ISBN: 0-439799341.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.Book ID: 66405More details Price: $16.50
REFLECTIONS OF AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION BABY.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Basic Books (HarperCollins), (1991) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first book by this Yale University law professor and a "self-described beneficiary (and, at times, victim) of affirmative action." Notes, index. xii, 285 pp. ISBN: 0-465068715.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.Book ID: 80858More details Price: $17.50
THE DEVELOPMENT OF SEGREGATIONIST THOUGHT.
Edition: Trade paperback - 3rd printing.
Homewood IL: Dorsey Press, (1969). "The first anthology of the literature of segregation and white supremacy. The readings span three-quarters of a century to reveal the nature, intensity, and tenacity of anti-Negro ideas and the reasons for them. " Among these articles are those by Robert Bennett Bean published in 1906 on "The Negro Brain" and Shaler on the permanence of racial characteristics, and others defending the South, calling on religion to support segregation, on the horror of interracial marriage and more. Even generally respected historians like Hubert Howe Bancroft did not hesitate to express opinions like "the freed African is a failure." Includes an epilogue of a rebuttal to the ideas and distortions in these collected pieces and a bibliographical essay. 177 pp
Condition: Near fine.Book ID: 52969More details Price: $15.00