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    Searching for Robert Johnsonby Peter GuralnickSecker & Warburg
    • Original Book (200g)£10.00
      Secondhand small hardback book w/dustjacket in good condition
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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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    AngelaA Revealing Close-Up of the Woman and the TrialLeisure Books
    • Original Book (300g)£15.00
      s/hand paperback original in good condition with ageing/yellowing
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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
    • Original Book (250g)£20.00
      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
    • Original Book (350g)£15.00
      s/hand USA out of print paperback in ok cond (sticker on front)
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    American Roots Musicby Bonnie RaittAbrams
    • Original Book (1.4kg)£15.00
      Secondhand large format deluxe hardback w/dustjacket in good condition
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    Gordon Parks: Black Photographer and Film Makerby Terry HarnanAmericans All
    s/hand out of print hardback usa book ex-library w/stamps
    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,...
    • Original Book (400g)£10.00
      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...
    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!
    • Original Book (250g)£15.00
      Original USA hardback, no dust jacket, ex-library w/stamps
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    The Impossible Revolution? Black Power and the American Dreamby Lewis M. KillianRandom House
    Secondhand USA hardback w/dustjacket in plastic ex-library w/stamps
    Beneath the Underdog by Charles Mingusby Charles MingusPenguin
    Nice early Penguin copy
    • Original Book (200g)£15.00
      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
    • Original Book (800g)£20.00
      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
    • Original Book (400g)£12.00
      Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA hardbook, ex library, plastic cover,
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    Raise Race Rays Raze: Essays Since 1965by Imamu Amiri (Le Roi Jones) BarakaVintage
    • Original Book (200g)£20.00
      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
    • Original Book (800g)£25.00
      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
    • Original Book (400g)£12.00
      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...
    • Original Book (500g)£10.00
      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'
    • Original Book (650g)£20.00
      Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA hardback, ex library , w stamps, no dustjacket
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    Dust Tracks on a Roadby Zora Neale HurstonVirago
    • Original Book (350g)£12.00
      Original secondhand book in good condition, some ageing
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    Crazy Killby Chester HimesA&B
    • Original Book (200g)£6.00
      Sleeve condition: VG-Original UK paperback in ok condition
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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...
    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...
    • Original Book (500g)£15.00
      First edition hardback ex library
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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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    Furious Passage of James Baldwinby F M EckmanM. Evans & Company
    • Original Book (500g)£10.00
      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
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    The Black Power RevoltA Collection Of EssaysBarbour
    Second-hand USA paperback in good condition (difft cover)
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      Second-hand USA paperback in good condition
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    Where Did Our Love Go?The Rise And Fall Of The Motown SoundOmnibus Press
    Secondhand paperback in good conditionThe acclaimed best selling story of Tamla Motown records - the most successful independent record label in the world....
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      Secondhand paperback in good condition
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    The Motown StarsThe Life and Times of Together Publications
    This extraordinary new book gives a fascinating insight into the lives and careers of all the key figures in the history of Motown, and chronicles...
    • Original Book (900g)£10.00
      Secondhand paperback in good condition, sticker on front, some marks on front
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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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      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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      1st 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
    • Original Book (300g)£10.00
      Original secondhand USA paperback
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    James Brown: Godfather of Soulby James Brown and Bruce TuckerSidgwick & Jackson
    • Original Book (800g)£6.00
      Original secondhand UK paperback in OK cond only
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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)