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    Searching for Robert Johnsonby Peter GuralnickSecker & Warburg
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    Blind Man With A PistolChester HimesAlison & Busby
    Second-hand original book
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      Original out of print edition USA second-hand paperback in good condition ex library w/stamps and plastic covered
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    Black MusicLeroi Jones (Amira Baraka)Akashic Books,U.S.
    A reissue of a classic, long out of print, featuring a highly provocative and profoundly insightful collection of essays on jazz criticism, the creative...
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      secondhand nice out of print edition
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    If He Hollers Let Him Goby Chester HimesSerpents tail
    This story of a man living every day in fear of his life for simply being black is as powerful today as it was when it was first published in 1947. The...
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      secondhand out of print edition paperback exlibrary in plastic in good cond
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    The Cambridge Introduction to Zora Neale Hurstonby Lovalerie KingKing
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      Secondhand out of print paperback in good condition ex-library stickers on front and spine
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    Their Eyes Were Watching God: A Casebookby Zora Neale HurstonOxford
    A study on Zora's greatest book
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      Secondhand out of print edition USA paperback ex-library w/stamps
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    Jonah's Gourd Vineby Zora Neale HurstonG.K. Hall & Co
    Zora Neale Hurston's debut 1934 novel
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      Secondhand USA hardback book, ex-library w/stamps, plastic covering
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    Flash Of The SpiritAfrican & Afro-American Art & PhilosophyVintage Books
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    Cotton Comes to Harlemby Chester HimesPanther
    Wickedly funny book. Nice out-of-print secondhand paperback edition
    In Love (1971)By Gordon ParksLippincott
    Nice collectible hardback book in good condition with dustjacket in ok cond
    Imamu Amiri Baraka: A Collection of Critical Essaysby Leroi JonesTwentieth Century View
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      Sleeve condition: VG-Original USA paperback, ex-library, well worn copy, creasing, ageing
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    James Baldwin: Artist on Fireby W.J. WeatherbyMichael Joseph
    A portrait of James Baldwin tracing his development from the ghettos of Harlem to Paris and back to America where his active participation in civil rights...
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      Out of print UK 1st edn. hardback w/dustjacket in good condition
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    Black Drama Anthologyby Ron Milner & Woodie KingA Meridian Book
    Includes work by Archie Shepp, Langston Hughes and Amiri Baraka
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      s/hand USA out of print paperback in ok cond (sticker on front)
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    The Rolling Stones Hot Rocks 1964-1971:Guitar TAB SongbookWise
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      Secondhand out of print edition paperback book in good condition (old sticker ark on front)
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    Rap Music And The Poetics Of IdentityBy Adam KrimsCambridge
    This is the first book to explain how rap is put together musically. Whereas popular music scholarship tends to dismiss music analysis as of limited value,...
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      Original secondhand book in good condition
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    Post-Soul NationBy Nelson GeorgePenguin
    A social critic and award-winning author of Hip Hop America describes the splintering of African-American culture in the 1980s, examining the dichotomy...
    Katherine DunhamDancer And Choreographer By Jeannine DominyChelsea House
    secondhand out of print usa hardback w/stamps
    I Know What I KnowThe Music Of Charles Mingus By Todd S. JenkinsPraeger
    s/hand hardback book w/dustjacket ex libraryFrom the mid-1940s until his death in 1979, Charles Mingus created an unparalleled body of recorded work, most...
    Portraits Of Who We AreThe David C. Driskell CentreThe University of Maryland
    This catalogue is published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same title, organised by the The David C. Driskell Centre for the study of the Visual...
    Rising StarThe Making of Barack ObamaWilliam Collins
    The definitive account of Barack Obama’s life before he became the 44th president of the United States – the formative years, confluence of forces,...
    Giants of Black Musicby Pauline Rivelli & Robert LevinA Dacapo
    Original 1970 Interviews with Alice Coltrane, Horace Tapscott, John Coltrane, Leon Thomas, Gary Bartz and more! Beat that!
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      Original USA hardback, no dust jacket, ex-library w/stamps
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    Beneath the Underdog by Charles Mingusby Charles MingusPenguin
    Nice early Penguin copy
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      Sleeve condition: VGOriginal UK paperback in good condition, minor creasing
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    The Music of Black Americans: A Historyby Eileen SouthernW.W Norton & Company
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      Original USA out of print edition paperback, wear to top of spine, ageing.
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    Big Star Fallin' Mama: Five Women in Black Musicby Hettie JonesViking
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    Raise Race Rays Raze: Essays Since 1965by Imamu Amiri (Le Roi Jones) BarakaVintage
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      Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA paperback some wear to cover/yellowing to paper
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    The psychodynamics of the Black experienceby Quentin B. HuffBaraka Enterprises
    Thoughts on the black expereience
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      Original USA paperback some ageing
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    Black Music Biography: an Annotated Bibliographyby Samuel A. Floyd Jr And Marsha J. ReisserKraus
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      Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA hardback, no dustjacket
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    Black Music In Our CultureCurricular Ideas On The Subjects, Materials And ProblemsKent State University Press
    Second-hand ex-library hardback book, missing dustcover
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      Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA hardback book,
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    The Bluesman: The Musical Heritage of Black Men and Women in the Americasby Julio Finn
    Examines the spiritual, social, and anthropological roots of the blues, discussing African animist religion, the slave trade, Voodoo, Hoodoo, and the early...
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      Original USA paperback in good condition
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    Black Music in the United States: an Annotated Bibliographyby Samuel A. Floyd Jr & Marsha J. Reisser
    Includes section on Bibliographies of bibliographies and Bibliographies on biographies (!) and 'records and record collections'
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      Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA hardback, ex library , w stamps, no dustjacket
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    The Other Side of ColorAfrican American Art in the Collection of Camille O.and William H.Cosby Jr.FlatIron Books
    £40 OFF!!!! OH MY GOD!!! WICKED LARGE FORMAT USA HARDBACK BOOKThis volume presents selections from the highly-respected Cosby collection of African American...
    Double ExposureAfrican Americans Before and Behind the CameraThe Amistad Center for Art & Culture
    Import USA small booklet 50% OFF!!!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!Exhibition Catalogue, Published by The Amistad Center for Art & Culture, Inc., 2008.
    Pillar of FireAmerica in the King Years 1963-65Simon & Schuster
    Import USA Hardback edition book NEARLY 60% OFF!!!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON! In the second volume of the three-part history, a monumental trilogy that began...
    At Canaan's EdgeAmerica in the King Years, 1965-68Simon & Schuster
    These concluding years of the freedom era show King at the height of his powers even as his worldly prestige falls under withering attack. We witness non-violent...
    Narratives of African American Art and IdentityDavid C.Driskell CollectionPomegranate Communications Inc
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    Blood BrothersThe Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm XBasic Books
    60% OFF!!! Wicked USA HARDBACK BOOKBlood Brothers is the story of how Ali redefined what it means to be a black athlete in America,after Malcolm first...
    James BaldwinThe FBI FileArcade Publishing
    60% WICKED LARGE FORMAT USA PAPERBACK Decades before Black Lives Matter returned James Baldwin to prominence, J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI considered the Harlem-born...
    The Black PresidencyBarack Obama and the Politics of Race in AmericaMariner
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    They Can't Kill Us AllFerguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America's Racial Justice MovementLittle Brown
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    Dutchmanby LeRoi JonesFaber and Faber
    Leroi Jones' play Dutchman
    The Vice LordsWarriors of the Streets
    Rare USA small secondhand book in good condition - cultural anthropology case studies about the legendary street gang. This is 1978 edition with different...
    Traditional Music in Coastal LouisianaThe 1934 Lomax Recordings by Joshua Clegg CafferyLouisiana State University Press
    £25 OFF!!! OVER 60% OFF!!! DELUXE USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK!!! 300+ PAGES - nice! Alan Lomax's prolific sixty-four-year career as a folklorist and musicologist...
    James BaldwinBlues For Mister CharlieCorgi
    Second-hand U.S. paperback copy has tear to back
    The Rhythms Of Black Folks : Race, Religion and Pan-Africanismby Jon Michael SpencerAfrica World Press
    In this book, Jon Michael Spencer argues that African rhythm, particularly African rhythm in the New World, gives rise to the distinctive qualities of...
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      First edition hardback ex library
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    Brothas Be, Yo Like George, Ain't That Funkin' Kinda Hard on You?A Memoir by George ClintonAtria Books
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    Why black power?by Joseph R. BarndtFriendship Press
    • Original Book (200g)£18.00
      Original USA 1968 paperback book first edition in good condition, some wear to front cover
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