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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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    Black Poets and Prophetsby Woodie King and Earl AnthonyMentor
    Rare small hardback book, ex-library w/stamps
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      Original secondhand USA hardback in good cond
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    Black Music in America: A History Through Its Peopleby James HaskinsHarper Collins
    USA hardback w/dustjacket in plastic, ex-library w/stamps in good condition
    The Impossible Revolution? Black Power and the American Dreamby Lewis M. KillianRandom House
    Secondhand USA hardback w/dustjacket in plastic ex-library w/stamps
    Keep On PushingBlack Power Music From Blues To Hip-Hop By Denise SullivanLawrence Hill Books
    The marriage of music and social change didn't originate with the movements for civil rights and Black Power in the 1950s and 1960s, but never before and...
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    AngelaA Revealing Close-Up of the Woman and the TrialLeisure Books
    s/hand paperback original in good condition with ageing/yellowing
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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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    Conversations with AMIRI BARAKAby Charlie ReillyUniversity Press of Mississippi
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      Original USA first edition ex-library hardback with stamps, plastic covered
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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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    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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    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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    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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    Dust Tracks on a Roadby Zora Neale HurstonVirago
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    Charles Mingus: A Critical Biographyby Brian PriestleyGranada
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    The Death and Life of Malcolm Xby Peter GoldmanHarper & Row
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    Crazy Killby Chester HimesA&B
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      Sleeve condition: VG-Original UK paperback in ok condition
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    Dutchmanby LeRoi JonesFaber and Faber
    Leroi Jones' play Dutchman
    Cast the First Stoneby Chester HimesAllison & Busby
    Himes' novel that rips aside the barred doors of prison life. A story of what happens to a man in prison; a vivid re-creation of a perverse society with...
    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...
    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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    Furious Passage of James Baldwinby F M EckmanM. Evans & Company
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      Original USA Hardback book, no dust jacket, worn,
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    Spike LeeThat's My Story And I'm Sticking To ItW. W Norton & Company
    • Original Book (600g)£12.00
      Out of print s/hand hardback copy w/dustjacket in plastic, ex-library w/stamps in good condition
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    Come Back Charleston Blueby Chester HimesPenguin
    Our of print edition secondhand paperback in good cond. (sticker on spine)100% Guarantee on this and all Original Books at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if...
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    Talking At The GatesA Life Of James BaldwinFaber And Faber
    s/hand 1st edition hardback w/ dust-jacket in good condition James Campbell knew Baldwin for ten years before Baldwin's death in 1987. Based on interviews...
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    Black Political Power in Americaby Chuck StoneThe Bobbs-Merrill Company
    USA hardback w/dustjacket in plastic, ex library w/stamps in good condition
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    James Baldwinby Carolyn Wedin SylvanderFredrick Ungar Publishing
    Early essays1st edition USA paperback in good condition, name on front page
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    White Ethics and Black Power: The Emergence of the West Side Organizationby William W EllisAldine Publishing Company
    USA hardback first edition with dustjacket in plastic. Ex library with stamps and stickers, some underlined text but in good conditionRare 1969 book -...
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      USA hardback first edition with dustjacket in plastic. Ex library with stamps and stickers, some underlined text but in good condition
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    Gordon Parks A Poet and His CameraViking (1968)
    Book of photos and poems by Gordon Parks, with introduction by Stephen Spender. USA 1968 hardback book w/dustjacket (damage to dustjacket)
    Malcolm X: By Any Means Necessaryby Spike LeeVintage
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    James Brown: Godfather of Soulby James Brown and Bruce TuckerSidgwick & Jackson
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    The LeRoi Jones / Amiri Baraka Reader (1991)by Amiri Baraka
    1st edition hardback book w/dustjacket (ex-library with stamps etc)
    Black Power and Urban Unrestby Nathan WrightHawthorn
    First edition out-of-print original USA hardback book w/dustjacket
    The Africanby Harold CourlanderNew English Library
    First NEL edition. Original secondhand paperback. This story was the basis for Alex Haley's Roots
    Four Black Revolutionary Playsby LeRoi JonesThe Bobbs-Merrill Company
    Original secondhand paperback book in G cond, sticker on front
    Mexican-Americans of South Texas (Case Study in Cultural Anthropology)by William MadsenStanford University
    Anthroplogical study - secondhand first edition 1964 USA paperback
    Spunk: Three Tales by Zora Neale Hurstonby George C. WolfeTheatre Communications Group
    The exploration and reevaluation of African-American culture George C. Wolfe began with his international success, The Coloured Museum, continues...
    Uncle Tom's Childrenby Richard WrightHarper & Row Publishers
    Set in the American Deep South, each of the powerful novellas collected here concerns an aspect of the lives of black people in the post-slavery era, exploring...
    Rite of Passageby Richard WrightHarper Collins
    Richard Wright, internationally acclaimed author of Black Boy and Native Son, gives us a coming-of-age story as compelling today as...
    Black Power and Student Rebellionby James McEvoy and Abraham MillerWadsworth Publishing
    Second-hand 1969 paperback book (ex-library, stamps, sticker on front)
    Black Poets of the United StatesBy Jean Wagner
    1973 secondhand usa hardrback (with dustjacket) ex-library w/ stamps
    Black Danceby Edward Thorpechatto & windus
    This is a study of Black dance from its origins in Africa, in the slave songs and dances of the Caribbean and the American South through the minstrel shows...