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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
    • Original Book (200g)£8.00
      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...
    • Original Book (250g)£18.00
      secondhand nice out of print edition
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    • Book (300g)£14.99
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    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...
    • Original Book (400g)£10.00
      secondhand USA hardback ex-library
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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
    • Original Book (300g)£8.00
      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
    • Original Book (350g)£10.00
      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
    • Original Book (650g)£10.00
      Secondhand USA hardback book, ex-library w/stamps, plastic covering
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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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    Flash Of The SpiritAfrican & Afro-American Art & PhilosophyVintage Books
    NEARLY 50% OFF THIS BOOK!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!! This is the BIBLE on African-American culture and art. Seminal text!
    If They Come In The Morningby Angela DavisOrbach and Chambers
    Rare Out-of-print edition 1971 first edition paperback in good condition (ageing) and creasing to spine and cover 100% Guarantee on this and all Original...
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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...
    • Original Book (900g)£15.00
      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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    Black PantherThe Revolutionary Art of Emory DouglasRizzoli International Publications
    The Black Panther newspaper was founded to articulate the party's message, and artist Emory Douglas became the paper's art director and later the party's...
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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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    The Rolling Stones Hot Rocks 1964-1971:Guitar TAB SongbookWise
    • Original Book (250g)£10.00
      Secondhand out of print edition paperback book in good condition (old sticker ark on front)
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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
    • Original Book (400g)£18.00
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    The Walls Of JerichoBlack Classics By Rudolph FisherThe X Press
    • Original Book (200g)£6.00
      Original secondhand book in OKcondition
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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...
    Black Poets and Prophetsby Woodie King and Earl AnthonyMentor
    Rare small hardback book, ex-library w/stamps
    • Original Book (200g)£25.00
      Original secondhand USA hardback in good cond
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    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,...
    Hip Hop: The Complete Archivesby Steven Hager
    Early rap text - good book!
    • Book (500g)£10.00
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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)£15.00
      Original USA hardback, no dust jacket, ex-library w/stamps
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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
    • Original Book (600g)£15.00
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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
    • Original Book (250g)£20.00
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    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...
    • Original Book (400g)£10.00
      Original secondhand book in good condition ex-library
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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
    • 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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    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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