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    Structure and Conflict in Nigeria, 1960-66by Ken Post and Michael VickersHeinemann
    s/hand hardback book no dustkjacket
    From Making to Music: History of Thorn EMIby S.A. PanditHodder & Stoughton
    it's like the music biz innit
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      Original UK hardback w/dustjacket in good condition, writing dedication inside
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    Martha Reeves Dancing in the Street: Confessions of a Motown DivaHyperien
    The music of Martha Reeves and the Vandellas truly represents the "sound of Motown Records". "Dancing in the Street" is, of course, mentioned whenever...
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      Original out of print secondhand hardbook with dustjacket in good cond.
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    The Executioner: Caribbean KillDon PendletonCorgi Books
    Murder in the Caribbean! The FBI are on itSecond-hand paperback book
    Africa's OgunOld World And NewIndiana University Press
    .. an ethnographically rich contribution to the historical understanding of West African culture, as well as an exploration of the continued vitality of...
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      Original USA paperback in very good condition
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    Ascension: Clubs, drugs and the eternal highby Cameron DanteHarper Collins
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      Original UK paperback in good condition
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    Grandma's Recordsby Eric VelasquezBloomsbury
    Nice kids book about a child seeing the Puerto Rican salsa artist Cortijo in New York. Nice illustrations too. This is our kind of book!
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    the Jazz MakersBy Nat Shapiro and Nat HentoffDa Capo (1957/88)
    Essays on the greats of jazz
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      s/hand out of print paperback
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    The Reggae SceneThe Stars, The Fans, The MusicEnslow Publishers
    • Original Book (300g)£10.00
      Nice little secondhand hardback book, exlibrary w'stamps in good cond.
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    The Wicked Ways of Malcolm McLarenby Craig BrombergHarper & Row
    Out of print book
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    Blitzed!: The Autobiography of Steve Strangeby Steve StrangeOrion
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      Original secondhand hardback book 1st edn w/dustjacket, some ageing/wear good condition
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    Scooby: The Glory of the Rideby Stuart 'Scooby' Cochrane
    More Ibiza madness
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      Original secondhand book in ok condition
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    Spanish Highs : Sex, Drugs & Excess in Ibizaby Wayne AnthonyVirgin
    Ibiza fuckin hell
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    Dust Tracks on a Roadby Zora Neale HurstonVirago
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      Original secondhand book in okcondition, some ageing
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    Mama Lola: A Voodoo Priestess in BrooklynBy Karen McCarthy BrownUniversity of California
    Karen McCarthy Brown's "Mama Lola" challenges stereotypes of Vodou by offering an intimate portrait of African-based religion in everyday life. She explores...
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    That's The Way I Like It: The Harry Wayne Casey Storyby Craig MacInnisTeam Power
    Uh huh, uh huh ...US out of print secondhand Hardback w/ dustjacket, plastic cover, ex-library Bit cheesy maybe but has lots of good bits about TK Records...
    Frequency Synthesis: Techniques and Applicationsby Jerzy Gorski-PopielDurham University
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      Original out of print secondhand book in good cond. no dustjacket, sticker
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    Gangsta RapBy Benjamin ZephaniahBloomsbury (2004)
    Ray has given up school. He sees no point in education and despises authority. And then he has no choice about school as he is excluded. But Ray also has...
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    Caribbean Food and Drinkby Aviva ParaisoWayland
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    Elvis: The Final Yearsby Jerry HopkinsStar
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    A-Z of Club CultureBen OsborneSceptre
    Expanding on Ben Osborne's column in "The Guardian", this is a guide to 20 years of club culture. Drawing on research, interviews with DJs and musicians,...
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    The Rolling Stones. Under Their Thumbby Bill GermanAurum
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    The Death and Life of Malcolm Xby Peter GoldmanHarper & Row
    • Original Book (300g)£30.00
      secondhand edition USA paperback in very good condition (pretty much like new)
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    Disco DancingFun Seekers SeriesCrestwood House
    hard to find s/hand small hardback book
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    The FaceNight Fever - Club Writing In The Face 1980-1997Boxtree
    Dance culture writings.
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      S/hand paperback in fairly good cond,
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    Bob MarleySoul Rebel - Natural MysticIsland
    Nice pics
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      secondhand book in good cond
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    Malcolm McLarenThe Sex Pistols, The Anarchy, The Art, The GeniusJohn Blake Publishing
    The story of Malcolm McLaren is the story of England in the last half century. Expelled from a string of art colleges, he met and fell in love with designer...
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    From the heat of the Dayby Roy Heath
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      Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK paperback, pen mark inside
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    Crazy Killby Chester HimesA&B
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      Original UK paperback in good condition
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    African Rootsby Jerry SilvermanChelsea House
    Nice out of print hardback book with nice sheet music of African based songs
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      Original USA large format out of print hardback, some wear/stickers on cover
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    Dutchmanby LeRoi JonesFaber and Faber
    Leroi Jones' play Dutchman
    The BaronessThe Search for Nica the Rebellious RothschildVirago
    Second-hand paperback.
    Roger MaisThe Hills Were Joyful Together (1953)Heinemann
    Set in slums of Kingston, Jamaica. Wicked Caribbean realist novel. Seriously one of the best novels ever in our humble opinion! Possibly the best book...
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      Original out of print UK paperback in good condition stickers on spine/back
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    Changing JamaicaAdam Kuper
    Original secondhand hardback first edition (laminated dust jacket, ex library w/stamps)
    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...
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    The Love You Make: An Insider's Story of the Beatlesby Peter BrownPan Books
    "Finally the real story."--Rolling Stone "Literate, complex...more than sensationalism...a hard-hitting yet sympathetic book that unflinchingly captures...
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      Out-of print edition paperback iin good condition
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    Culture Is Our WeaponAfroReggae In The Favelas of RioLatin American Bureau
    Presents a story of young people's lives in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, which highlights issues of violence, drug culture, and family. This book is...
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    Roger MaisBrother Man (1974)Heinemann
    Novel about Rastafarianism, Kingston slums and everyday life. Wicked book from wicked writer. Buy!
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      Secondhand paperback out of print edition, spine creasing, cover and paper ageing,
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    The Rastafariansby Bob DixBreda Centre
    • Original Book (1.1kg)£25.00
      Original s/hand hard to find small pamphlet in ok condition - has some damage to cover, sticker removal mark, sticker on back
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    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...
    Colonial Immigrants In A British CityA Class Analysis By John Rex And Sally TomlinsonRKP
    Secondhand out of print paperback, small tear on back, inscription inside
    Paid Servantby E. R. BraithwaiteNew English Library
    Braithwaite's follow up to the autobiographical To Sir With Love, the story of his work as a social worker after his teaching career secondhand paperback...
    Shaggy: Dogamuffin Styleby Micah LocilentoECW Press
    The shagster's bio - includes good stuff about New York's dancehall scene in the 80s
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    Rock FileEdited by Charlie GillettPictorial Presentations
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    Tasting BrazilRegional Recipes and ReminiscencesMacMillan Publishing
    Nice book! Secondhand hardback w/dustjacket, ex-library w/stamps, cover in plastic
    Spirit CatcherThe Life And Art Of John ColtraneGreatHouse (1996)
    s/hand out-of-printpaperback book.
    Wig Out by Tarell Alvin McCraneyRoyal Court (2008)
    Play about voguing houses Enter the House of Light, a hyper-glamorous, uber-competitive drag queen refuge where a daughter who was once a son can find...
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    JujuBy Christopher Alan WatermanUniversity of Chicago Press
    Now known internationally through the recordings of King Sunny Ade and others, juju music originated more than fifty years ago among the Yoruba of Nigeria....
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      s/hand hard to find paperback in good condition
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    The Story Of Stevie Wonder (1976)by James Haskins Panther
    1976 Biography
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      Out of print secondhand p/b UK copy
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