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Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2002. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Edges slightly worn.
xxi, 438 pp. A sweeping examination of the role of "Black Power" in the 1968 Olympic games in Mexico City reveals the emergence of militancy and political consciousness in American sports.
Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Signed by author with inscription, "To Irene--with love, Amy 11/15/09 Rich---" A near fine copy in a near fine jacket. Minor general wear.
xxiv, 198 pp. "On the eve of Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1963 March on Washington.....
New York: Signet, 1966. Mass Market Paperback.
Front wrapper lightly foxed, spine creased, rear wrapper creased, pages lightly toned.
viii, 429 pp. Manchild in the Promised Land is indeed one of the most remarkable stories of our time. This is a thinly fictionalized account of Claude Brown's childhood as a......
Chicago: The Lakeside Press / R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, 1909. First Thus. Hard Cover.
First thus. An exceptional copy.
309,  pp. Frontispiece of Wendell Phillips, from a photograph by J.W. Black. An early volume from the collectible Lakeside Classic series, collecting four important speeches regarding the discussion of.....
New York: Grove Weidenfeld, 1992. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Minor ink spots on bottom edge of boards.
297 pp. "Twelve-year-old Willie Tarrant, a black girl in Turner, Virginia, sees her family--and her whole world--turned upside down when eight college students stage a sit-in.....
Boston: Beacon Press, 2008. 2nd Printing. Hard Cover.
2nd printing. An exceptional copy.
In 2001, at forty-seven, Thomas DeWolf was astounded to discover that he was related to the most successful slave-trading family in American history, responsible for transporting at least 10,000 Africans to the Americas. His infamous ancestor, U.S......
Macon: The J.W. Burke Company, 1920. Hard Cover.
Minimal loss of gilt from front board, brief pencil note on rear endpaper.
47,  pp. "Eneas Africanus is perhaps the most popular pro-slavery text in United States' history. Published by Harry Stillwell Edwards (1855-1938) in 1919, this tract's claimed astronomical sales.....
New York: William Sloane Associates, 1956. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover.
Book club edition. Large chip atop jacket spine, large scratch on front jacket, tears on sides of jacket.
435 pp. "An analysis of the myths pertaining to the American Negro, from their origins to the misconceptions of today."
New York: Bantam Books, 1991. Trade Paperback.
Highlighting and pencil marks in text, top corner of front wrapper lightly chewed, bottom corner of rear wrapper lightly stained.
xxviii, 692 pp. "A monumental volume drawing upon nearly one thousand interviews with civil rights activists, politicians, reporters, Justice Department officials, and others.....
New York: Arcade Publishing, 2006. Trade Paperback.
Revised and updated edition. Ink name on blurb page.
267 pp. "Completely revised and updated, a collection of recognizable scenarios contains racial components that suggest how we act toward one another on a day-to-day basis reveals the racial situations we all inevitably encounter.....
New York: One World, 2019. Reprint. Hard Cover.
Reprint. Brand new from publisher.
"Antiracism is a transformative concept that reorients and reenergizes the conversation about racism—and, even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. At its core, racism is a powerful system.....
Washington, D.C. Network of Educators on the Americas, 1998. Large Softcover.
Rear wrapper creased, light general wear.
xii, 463 pp. "An incredible, informative, collection of essays, articles, analysis, interviews, primary documents and interactive & interdisciplinary teaching aids on civil rights, movement building, and what it means for all of the.....
New York: Da Capo Press, 1997. 1st Printing. Trade Paperback.
Spine creased and faded, minor repair to binding, ink gift note on front flyleaf.
xxiii, , 368,  pp. An examination of the re-election campaign and victory that eventually led to the abolition of slavery in the United States. Includes.....
New York: Associated Authors, 1955. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. No jacket. Spine lightly toned and lightly creased, boards lightly soiled, faint stain along page ridge.
256 pp. Blue boards. "Bernard Mandel's classic study provides a concise overview of the relationship between organized abolitionism and the fledgling labor movement.....
Mineola: Dover Publications, Inc., 2000. Reissue. Trade Paperback.
Faint sticker remnant on spine.
ix, , 336 pp., 14-page terminal publisher ad. Inspiration for the 2013 film. Kidnapped into slavery in 1841, Northup spent 12 years in captivity. This autobiographical memoir represents an exceptionally detailed and accurate description of slave life.....
Philadelphia: International Publishing Company, 1897. Hard Cover.
front hinge starting, two inch tear along top edge of front free endpaper mended with tape, ink name on front free endpaper, page ridges and some pages lightly foxed.
xiv, 680 pp. Brown cloth, gilt titles, Uncle Tom and family pictured on front.....
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1928. Photoplay Edition. Hard Cover.
1928 photoplay edition. Lacks jacket. Hinges loosening, edges lightly soiled.
475,  pp. 8vo. Includes stills from the 1927 Universal Super-Jewel production on the endpapers and in text. "This is a book that changed history. Harriet Beecher Stowe was appalled.....
New York: Penguin Books, 1986. Reprint. Trade Paperback.
Newspaper clipping laid in, pages very faintly toned.
lii, 332 pp. "In Up from Slavery, Washington recounts the story of his life—from slave to educator. The early sections deal with his upbringing as a slave and his efforts to get an education.....
Boston: Beacon Press, 2014. 1st Printing. Trade Paperback.
First printing. Wrapper edges lightly worn.
253 pp. In an accessible, conversational format, Cornel West, with distinguished scholar Christa Buschendorf, provides a fresh perspective on six revolutionary African American leaders: Frederick Douglass, W. E. B. Du Bois, Martin Luther King Jr., Ella.....
New York: Orbis Books, 1980. 2nd Printing. Trade Paperback.
Second printing. Spine abraded in a few places, rear wrapper bumped.
ix, 657 pp. First published in 1979, this is the classic sourcebook for the emergence of Black Thelogy in the United States. Born out of the Civil Rights Movement and.....
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1940. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition in new facsimile jacket. First state binding (navy blue cloth, not grey). A couple light white spots on rear board, pencil name on front endpaper.
xi, , 359,  pp. 8vo. Introduction by Dorothy Canfield Fisher. "Right from.....