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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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    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)£10.00
      Original USA paperback in fair condition only, spine damage, creasing
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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
    AngelaA Revealing Close-Up of the Woman and the TrialLeisure Books
    s/hand paperback original in good condition with ageing/yellowing
    • Original Book (300g)£12.00
      s/hand paperback original in good condition bit of creasing
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    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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    Conversations with AMIRI BARAKAby Charlie ReillyUniversity Press of Mississippi
    • Original Book (700g)£25.00
      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
    • 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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    Social Essays: HomeBy LeRoi JonesMorrow
    Rare out of print book
    • Original Book (300g)£15.00
      Sleeve condition: VG-Original USA original paperback, lots of wear, ex library, first page removed, plastic covering
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    Imamu Amiri Baraka: A Collection of Critical Essaysby Leroi JonesTwentieth Century View
    • Original Book (250g)£15.00
      Sleeve condition: VG-Original USA paperback, ex-library, well worn copy, creasing, ageing
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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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    Jazz In The Bittersweet Blues Of Lifeby Wynton MarsalisDa Capo
    • Original Book (500g)£10.00
      Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA hardback in good condition w/dustjacket, sticker on back of DJ
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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...
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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'
    • Original Book (650g)£20.00
      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
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    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
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    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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    Dust Tracks on a Roadby Zora Neale HurstonVirago
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      Original secondhand book in good condition, some ageing
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    The Death and Life of Malcolm Xby Peter GoldmanHarper & Row
    • Original Book (300g)£20.00
      secondhand USA paperback in good condition
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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
    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...
    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...
    Aesthetic Of The CoolAfro-Atlantic Art and MusicPeriscope publishing
    50% OFF Fantastic, stunning deluxe large format IMPORT USA HARDBACK BOOK - the bomb! So cool it hurts ... Yale professor Robert Farris Thompson is a living...
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    James BaldwinBlues For Mister CharlieCorgi
    Second-hand U.S. paperback copy (difft cover)
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    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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    Mo' Meta BluesThe World According to QuestloveHachette Books
    USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK - CHEAP!!! MO' META BLUES is a punch-drunk-on-culture memoir in which Ahmir 'Questlove' Thompson tells his own story while tackling...
    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 with some creasing, ageing
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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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    This is the DayThe March on WashingtonGetty Publications
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK 65% OFF Original price This title offers a superb collection of emotionally charged photographs that document a poignant day...
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    RootsAlex HaleyDa Capo Press
    USA IMPORT BOOK 60% OFF Original price "Early in the spring of 1750, in the village of Juffure, four days upriver from the coast of The Gambia, West...
    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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    If They Come In The Morningby Angela DavisOrbach and Chambers
    Rare Out-of-print edition 1971 first edition paperback in good condition (ageing) but with tear on front top left cover 100% Guarantee on this and all...
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    The Black Power Imperative (1985)by Theodore Cross
    Large USA secondhand paperback in ok condition
    • Original Book (1.4kg)£15.00
      Large USA secondhand paperback in ok condition
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