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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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    Black Poets and Prophetsby Woodie King and Earl AnthonyMentor
    Rare small hardback book, 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
    The Impossible Revolution? Black Power and the American Dreamby Lewis M. KillianRandom House
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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...
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    AngelaA Revealing Close-Up of the Woman and the TrialLeisure Books
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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
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    The Music of Black Americans: A Historyby Eileen SouthernW.W Norton & Company
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    Big Star Fallin' Mama: Five Women in Black Musicby Hettie JonesViking
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    Raise Race Rays Raze: Essays Since 1965by Imamu Amiri (Le Roi Jones) BarakaVintage
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    The psychodynamics of the Black experienceby Quentin B. HuffBaraka Enterprises
    Thoughts on the black expereience
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    Black Music Biography: an Annotated Bibliographyby Samuel A. Floyd Jr And Marsha J. ReisserKraus
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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
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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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    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'
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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
    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...
    Narratives of African American Art and IdentityDavid C.Driskell CollectionPomegranate Communications Inc
    Import USA Hardback edition book NEARLY 75% OFF!!!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!One of the most exciting and eclectic celebrations of African American art ever...
    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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    Charles Mingus: A Critical Biographyby Brian PriestleyGranada
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    The Death and Life of Malcolm Xby Peter GoldmanHarper & Row
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    Crazy Killby Chester HimesA&B
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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...
    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...
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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...
    Furious Passage of James Baldwinby F M EckmanM. Evans & Company
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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
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    Come Back Charleston Blueby Chester HimesPenguin
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    I Am Not Your NegroFrom texts by James BaldwinPenguin Books
    In June 1979, the writer and civil rights activist James Baldwin embarked on a project to tell the story of America through the lives of three of his murdered...
    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...
    Trick Baby (1967)By Iceberg SlimPayback Press
    This novel charts the rise of White Folks, a light-skinned African-American who uses his colour as his trump card in the tough game of the con. Blue-eyed,...
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    Talking At The GatesA Life Of James BaldwinFaber And Faber
    s/hand 1st edition hardback w/ dust-jacket in good condition James Campbell knew Baldwin for ten years before Baldwin's death in 1987. Based on interviews...
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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...
    Pieces Of A ManGil Scott-Heron - By Marcus Baram
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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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    James Baldwinby Carolyn Wedin SylvanderFredrick Ungar Publishing
    Early essays1st 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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