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Soul of a Nation (BOOK)Art in the Age of Black Power
BACK IN STOCK!!!!In the period of radical change that was 1963-1983, young Black artists at the beginning of their careers in the USA confronted key questions...
Chester HimesRun, Man Run
Walker, one of New York's not very finest, is a drunk, psychotic and viscious policeman. Staggering into a restaurant on a freezing day, he kills two Negro...
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Where Did Our Love Go?The Rise And Fall Of The Motown SoundOmnibus Press
The acclaimed best selling story of Tamla Motown records - the most successful independent record label in the world. Now acknowledged by critics in both...
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Talking At The GatesA Life Of James BaldwinFaber And Faber
James Campbell knew Baldwin for ten years before Baldwin's death in 1987. Based on interviews with his friends and his extensive correspondences, Talking...
  • Original Book (800g)£10.00
    s/hand 1st edition hardback no dust-jacket in good condition
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Sacred SteelInside an African American Steel Guitar TraditionUniversity of Illinois Press
50% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!! LOVELY USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!!! Author Robert L. Stone follows the sound of steel guitar into the...
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...
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    Secondhand paperback in good condition.
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Pieces Of A ManGil Scott-Heron - By Marcus Baram
OVER 50% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!! LOVELY USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!!! Best known for his 1970 polemic "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised,"...
Party MusicThe Inside Story of the Black Panthers' Band and How Black Power Transformed Soul MusicLawrence Hill Books
Examining the culture and politics of the Black Power era of the late 1960s, this book explores the relationship of soul music to the Black Power movement...
A Mighty Long WayMy Journey to Justice at Little Rock Central High SchoolOne World
Breaking her silence at last and sharing her story for the first time, Carlotta Walls has written an engrossing memoir that is a testament not only to...
Our Auntie RosaThe Family of Rosa Parks Remembers Her Life and LessonsJeremy P. Tarcher
The family of Rosa Parks share their remembrances of the woman who was not only the mother of the civil rights movement, but a nurturing mother figure...
Black Power 50Edited by Sylviane A. Diouf and Komozi WoodwardForeword by Khalil Gibran Muhammad
Black Power burst onto the world scene in 1966 with ideas, politics, and fashion that opened the eyes of millions of people across the globe. In the United...
From Leroi Jones to Amiri Baraka: The Literary Works (1973)by Theodore R. Hudson
Original first edition hardback book (ex-library)
The LeRoi Jones / Amiri Baraka Reader (1991)by Amiri Baraka
1st edition hardback book w/dustjacket (ex-library with stamps etc)
Paul RobesonThe Years of Promise and AchievementUniversity of Massachusetts Press
USA PAPERBACK IMPORT Nearly 75% off original price! Compelling biography of a great American in his formative years. The son of a former slave,...
From Black Power to Hip HopRacism, Nationalism, and FeminismTemple University Press
In these essays, Collins opens up new insights into contemporary American society and also into broad and enduring issues of sociological theory. She informs...
Going To Meet The Manby James BaldwinCorgi
secondhand UK paperback (difft cover)
Black Power and Urban Unrestby Nathan WrightHawthorn
First edition out-of-print original USA hardback book w/dustjacket
The Vice LordsWarriors of the Streets
Rare USA small secondhand book (G- cond, w/stickers) - cultural anthropology case studies about the legendary street gang. Keiser lived with the...
The Africanby Harold CourlanderNew English Library
First NEL edition. Original secondhand paperback. This story was the basis for Alex Haley's Roots
City KidA Writer's Memoir Of Ghetto Life And Post-Soul SuccessViking
Nelson George was the nerd of his ghetto neighbourhood; the kid who devoured Captain America comics, Ernest Hemingway novels, and album liner notes. City...
Four Black Revolutionary Playsby LeRoi JonesThe Bobbs-Merrill Company
Original secondhand paperback book in G cond, sticker on front
Cotton Comes to Harlemby Chester HimesPanther
Wickedly funny book. Nice out-of-print secondhand paperback edition
An African American In South AfricaThe Travel Notes Of Ralph J. BuncheOhio University Press
A firsthand account of South Africa as experienced by a black American in the 1930s. Ralph Bunche, who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1950, travelled...
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...
Tell Me How long The Train's Been Gone (1968)James BaldwinCorgi Books
Second-hand original usa paperback book 1969 Dell edition
Talking 'Bout Your MamaThe Dozens, Snaps, And The Deep Roots Of RapOxford University Press
Import USA Paperback edition book From Two Live Crew's controversial comedy to Ice Cube's gangsta styling and the battle rhymes of a streetcorner cypher,...
Gordon ParksNo Excuses
Gordon Parks overcame the obstacles of poverty and racism and never gave up on his dreams. He attributes his drive for excellence to his mother who told...
The Last PoetsBy Christine Otten
New book on the LAST POETS - first ever!Description: Harlem, 1969. The air is charged with hope and revolution. The Black Panters are in their...
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