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    Rumba: Dance and Social Change in Contemporary Cuba By Yvonne DanielIndiana (1995)
    Everything you ever wanted to know about rumba, but were afraid to ask, is in this book - an important study of rumba.
    James BaldwinThe Amen CornerCorgi
    Second-hand out of print edition UK paperback Corgi in good condition sticker on cover (difft cover)
    Breath, Eyes, MemoryA Novel by Edwidge DanticatVintage
    Second-hand paperback
    Hard TimesBy Charles DickensPenguin
    Second-hand paperback
    Profiles In Black PowerBy James HaskinsDoubleday
    Second-hand hardback missing dustjacket
    The Face Of Rock & RollImages Of A GenerationNew English Library
    • Original Book (700g)£15.00
      Second-hand out of print large format paperback
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    Waxpoetics 62 MagazineGiorgio Moroder / RatatatWaxpoetics
    Wax Poetics Issue 62 features electronic producer/composer Giorgio Moroder on the cover, with instrumental duo Ratatat on the flip. Contents Giorgio...
    Around The World ProgramHaitiNelson Doubleday
    Fantastic small pamphlet with stickers from the 60s about Haiti. Very groovy and nice.  Second-hand paperback
    John ColtraneJazz RevolutionaryMorgan Reynolds
    Second-hand ex-library hardback
    Jazz LivesPortraits in Words And PicturesNew Republic
    Second-hand hardback, missing first twenty pages
    Jean GenetQuerelle Of BrestPenguin
    Second-hand paperback
    The Rainy SeasonHaiti Since DuvalierTouchstone
    Second-hand U.S. paperback copy
    A Tale Of Two CitiesSanto Domingo and New York After 1950 Princeton
    A Tale of Two Cities is unique in offering a simultaneous, richly detailed social and cultural history of two cities bound intimately by migration....
    The Most Beautiful Villages and Towns of the SouthwestPhotographs by Nik WheelerThames & Hudson
    The American Southwest is a region of energetic growth and multicultural vitality. Its quaint towns are enjoying renewed attention as their rich history,...
    Lee FriedlanderAt WorkSteidl
    In the Industrial North at the end of the 1970s, people were at work using hands and machinery to make things we all use. In the mid 80s, in Wisconsin,...
    Coast to Coast Album Covers: Classic Record Art from New York to Los AngelesGraham Marsh & Glyn CallinghamCollins & Brown
    During the 1950s and 1960s the Blue Note records, the Prestige, Atlantic, Contemporary and Pacific and Riverside Labels were the chief providers of America's...
    Famine And ForeignersEthiopia Since Live Aid Oxford University Press
    The terrible 1984 famine in Ethiopia focused the world's attention on the country and the issue of aid as never before. Anyone over the age of 30 remembers...
    Thriving on a RiffJazz and Blues Influences in African American Literature and Film Oxford University Press
    AMERICAN LARGE FORMAT PAPERBACK OVER 30% OFF RRP!! From the Harlem Renaissance to the present, African American writers have drawn on the rich heritage...
    Mastering ChristianityMissionary Anglicanism and Slavery in the Atlantic WorldOxford University Press
    Beginning in 1701, missionary-minded Anglicans launched one of the earliest and most sustained efforts to Christianize the enslaved people of Britain's...
    BeckPhotographs by Autumn De WildeChronicle Books
    LARGE FORMAT HARDBACK BOOK 70% RRP!!!! Over the past 15 years, photographer Autumn de Wilde and Beck Hansen's friendship and collaboration have yielded...
    Insurgent CubaRace, Nation, and Revolution, 1868-1898Chapel Hill
    £10 OFF RRP In the late nineteenth century, in an age of ascendant racism and imperial expansion, there emerged in Cuba a movement that unified...
    Give 'Em Soul, RichardRace, Radio, and Rhythm and Blues in Chicago University of Illinois Press
    WICKED USA IMPORT - only £5!!! As either observer or participant, radio deejay and political activist, Richard E. Stamz witnessed every significant...
    Live...SuburbiapowerHouse Books
    50% OFF!!!!   USA IMPORT A collection of stories and images of the post 1960s subcultures that define America. It is kids taking their wheels to...
    Black/GayThe Harlem Renaissances, the Protest Era, and the Constructions of Black Gay Identity in the 1980s aMichigan State University Press
    20% OFF RRP. USA IMPORT This book explores key texts of the black gay culture of the 1980s and ’90s. Starting with an analysis of the political...
    Don Andres and PaquitaThe Life of Segovia in MontevideoAmadeus Press
    USA NEW HARDBACK - HALF PRICE!!! This heartbreaking tale uncovers a mystery in the life of one of the most important personalities of the twentieth...
    Everyday KlansfolkWhite Protestant Life and the KKK in 1920s Michigan Michigan State University Press
    50% OFF RRP USA IMPORT In 1920s Middle America, the Ku Klux Klan gained popularity not by appealing to the fanatical fringes of society, but by attracting...
    12 Years A SlaveBy Solomon NorthupPenguin
    Introduced by Steve McQueen Twelve Years a Slave is a memoir and slave narrative by Solomon Northup as told to and edited by David Wilson. Northup,...
    Elusive SignsBruce Nauman Works with LightMilwaukee Art Museum
    Intrigued and inspired by the neon beer signs on shopfronts in his San Francisco neighborhood, Bruce Nauman created his first neon piece, Window or Wall...
    Joe's Junk YardBy Lisa KeresziDamiani
    Classic blue-collar americana photography book. A personal narrative photo book, spanning more than fifty years and three generations, that explores...
    PostcolonialismsCaribbean Rereading of Medieval English DiscourseUniversity of the West Indies Press
    OVER £15 OFF! Caribbean revisioning of British literature is well established in creative work where it expresses itself in rewriting and writing...
    Masters Of The HouseElite Slaveholders of the Mid-Nineteenth-Century South Louisiana State University Press
    USA PAPERBACK. £26.22 ON AMAZON JUL 2015 William Kauffman Scarborough has produced a work of incomparable scope and depth, offering the challenge...
    Beyond A Love SupremeJohn Coltrane and the Legacy of an AlbumOxford University Press
    Recorded by his quartet in a single session in 1964, John Coltrane's A Love Supreme is widely considered one of the greatest jazz albums of all time. A...
    Mississippi BlueThe Photographs of Henry P. Bosse Twin Palms
    AMAZON UL PRICE £22.49 Jul 2015 Henry P. Bosse and his views on the Mississippi river between Minneapolis and St. Louis, 1883 - 1891. Good book!
    An Hard Man Fe Dead - Who And What Is Mr Brown?!Ray HurfordMuzik Tree
    About 45 years ago the Wailers sang about 'Mr Brown' the song related the story of the Coffin that travelled around various parts of Jamaica accompanied...
    A Language Of SongJourneys in the Musical World of the African DiasporaDuke University Press
    In "A Language of Song", Samuel Charters - one of the pioneering collectors of African American music - writes of a trip to West Africa where he found...
    Modern BlacknessNationalism, Globalization, and the Politics of Culture in JamaicaUniversity of the West Indies Press
    Modern Blackness is a rich ethnographic exploration of Jamaican identity in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Analyzing nationalism,...
    Go Where You Wanna GoThe Oral History Of The Mamas And PapasCooper Square Press
    USA HARBACK IMPORT BOOK NEARLY 60% OFF!!!Go Where You Wanna Go collects the memories of band members John and Michelle Phillips, Cass Elliot, and Denny...
    Night Train To NashvilleMusic City Rhythm & Blues 1945-1970CMF Press
    USA IMPORT PHOTO BOOK - CHEAP!!!!Wicked photo book! Night Train to Nashville: Music City Rhythm & Blues: 1945--1970 focuses on a vibrant, little-known...
    Small IslandBy Andrea LevyTinder Press
    It is 1948, and England is recovering from a war, but at 21 Nevern Street, London, the conflict has only just begun. Queenie Bligh's neighbours do not...
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    Roots30th Anniversary EditionWarner Bros
    The television adaptation of Alex Hailey's bestselling novel (based on his own family's roots) offers a dramatic portrayal of African-American history,...
    Tereza BatistaBy Jorge AmadoAbacus (1982)
    secondhand paperback
    PeleMy Life In PicturesSimon & Schuster
    Even people who don't know football know Pele. The best of a generation of Brazilian players universally acknowledged as the most accomplished and attractive...
    Waging Heavy PeaceThe Autobiography of Neil YoungPenguin
    Neil Young is a singular figure in the history of rock and pop culture in the last four decades, inducted not once but twice into the Rock and Roll Hall...