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    NEARLY 50% OFF THIS BOOK!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!! This is the BIBLE on African-American culture and art. Seminal text!
    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 Books at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' money-back guarantee!
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    Wickedly funny book. Nice out-of-print secondhand paperback edition
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    Nigerian Yoruba orisha worship in New York
    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 brought him in close contact with Dr Martin Luther King, Robert Kennedy, Marlon Brando and Norman Mailer.
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    Includes work by Archie Shepp, Langston Hughes and Amiri Baraka
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    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 minister of culture. Douglas's artistic talents and experience proved a powerful combination: his striking collages of photographs and his own drawings combined to create some of the era's most iconic...
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    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, Krims argues that it can be crucial to cultural theory. It brings together perspectives from music theory, musicology, cultural studies, critical theory, and communications.
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    A social critic and award-winning author of Hip Hop America describes the splintering of African-American culture in the 1980s, examining the dichotomy between influential black entertainers, athletes, politicians, and spiritual leaders and the rampant drug use and crime that ravaged once-vital black neighborhoods.Secondhand USA paperback in good cond
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    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 of which remains available in the 21st century. While there have been several volumes devoted to Mingus' colourful and tumultuous life, this is the first book in the English language to be devoted...
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    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 Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African diaspora at The University of Maryland, College Park.
    The definitive account of Barack Obama’s life before he became the 44th president of the United States – the formative years, confluence of forces, and influential figures who helped shaped an extraordinary leader and his rise. ‘Impressive … deeply reported’ New York Times Book Review ‘Engages, absorbs and mesmerises’ Library Journal Barack...
    Original 1970 Interviews with Alice Coltrane, Horace Tapscott, John Coltrane, Leon Thomas, Gary Bartz and more! Beat that!
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    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 never again was the relationship between the two so dynamic. In Keep On Pushing , author Denise Sullivan presents the voices of musician-activists from this pivotal era and the artists who followed...
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    Thoughts on the black expereience
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    Examines the spiritual, social, and anthropological roots of the blues, discussing African animist religion, the slave trade, Voodoo, Hoodoo, and the early country blues and its modern urban electric equivalent, and profiles major blues performer. Deep innit
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    Includes section on Bibliographies of bibliographies and Bibliographies on biographies (!) and 'records and record collections'
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    £40 OFF!!!! OH MY GOD!!! WICKED LARGE FORMAT USA HARDBACK BOOKThis volume presents selections from the highly-respected Cosby collection of African American art. Their introductions elaborate on their strong belief that African American families should themselves seek to preserve their cultural history and not rely on the mainstream. They also provide...
    Import USA small booklet 50% OFF!!!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!Exhibition Catalogue, Published by The Amistad Center for Art & Culture, Inc., 2008.
    Import USA Hardback edition book NEARLY 60% OFF!!!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON! In the second volume of the three-part history, a monumental trilogy that began with PARTING THE WATERS, winner of the Pulitzer Prize Taylor Branch portrays the Civil Rights Movement at its zenith, recounting the climactic struggles as they commanded the national stage. Beginning...
    These concluding years of the freedom era show King at the height of his powers even as his worldly prestige falls under withering attack. We witness non-violent advances for democracy in the face of growing factionalism and fear. We meet heroines and martyrs; enter a world battered by private doubts, public dreams, contagious inspiration, official...
    Import USA Hardback edition book NEARLY 75% OFF!!!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!One of the most exciting and eclectic celebrations of African American art ever published, Narratives of African American Art and Identity showcases one hundred paintings, etchings, sculptures, and photographs from the collection of David C. Driskell.
    60% OFF!!! Wicked USA HARDBACK BOOKBlood Brothers is the story of how Ali redefined what it means to be a black athlete in America,after Malcolm first enlightened him. An extraordinary narrative of love and deep affection, as well as deceit, betrayal, and violence, this story is a window into the public and private lives of two of our greatest national...
    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 author the most powerful broker between black art and black power. Baldwin’s 1,884-page FBI file, covering the period from 1958 to 1974, was the largest compiled on any African American artist...
    Import USA paperback edition book OVER 50% OFF!!!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!Dyson was granted an exclusive interview with the president for this book, and Obama's own voice shines through. Along with interviews with Eric Holder, Al Sharpton, Maxine Waters, and others, this intimate access provides a unique depth to this engrossing analysis of the nation's...
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    Leroi Jones' play Dutchman
    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 its own rules, its own taboos, its own virtues and grotesque vices. Secondhand paperback, some spine creasing
    Rare USA small secondhand book in good condition - cultural anthropology case studies about the legendary street gang. This is 1978 edition with different cover and an extra bonus chapter! Keiser lived with the Vice Lord gang on Chicago's south side as a participant observeror in one of anthropology's first venture's into urban anthropology. He details...