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African American Studies

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Non-Fiction:African American Studies

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...<b>Troubling Biblical Waters: <BR>Race, Class, and Family (Bishop Henry McNeal Turner Studies in North American Black R)</b>, Felder, Cain Hope
1 Felder, Cain Hope ...Troubling Biblical Waters:
Race, Class, and Family (Bishop Henry McNeal Turner Studies in North American Black R)

USA: Orbis Books, 1990. 0883445352 / 9780883445358 Soft cover.
 
Unused, No flaws but minimal retail handling.
A comprehensive and challenging look at the significance of the Bible for blacks, and the importance of blacks in the Bible. Timely . . . serious and creative.--The Catholic Journal.

 
Price: 15.00 USD

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...<b> Our Kind of People: Inside America's Black Upper Class </b>, Graham, Lawrence Otis
2 Graham, Lawrence Otis ... Our Kind of People: Inside America's Black Upper Class
New York: Harper, 1999.
 9780060183523
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Illustrated with Photographs.
 
No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality.

Our Kind of People is the first book written about the insular world of the black upper class by a member of this hard-to-penetrate group.

Both poignant and inspirational, Our Kind of People gives readers a firsthand look into a very private community that has played a major role in American history.
 
Price: 14.95 USD

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...<b>Afrocentric Thought and Praxis: An Intellectual History.</b>, Gray, Cecil Conteen
3 Gray, Cecil Conteen ...Afrocentric Thought and Praxis: An Intellectual History.
Trenton, NY: African World Press, 2001 First Edition Softcover.
 
Unused, No flaws but minimal retail handling.
This book aims to show that the intellectual and activist/transformationist tradition of African people all over the world is a composite one, which transcends geographical, religious, language, and other apparent differences. Furthermore, this book explains that this composite African intellectual and activist/transformationist tradition consists of a great and high standard.
Gray's primary intent is to clarify and define the history of African-centered thought and its external and internal praxis, thereby offering an evaluative and creative tool for codifying it to fit present and future directions. By functioning as an intellectual and practical bridge, this compelling book aims to assist African people in their historical-intellectual and practical-transformational journey from where they are to where they need to be and from current realms of humanness and harmony to ever higher and deeper realms of humanness and harmony.

 
Price: 10.00 USD

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...<b> Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word </b><br>, Kennedy, Randall
4 Kennedy, Randall ... Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word

New York: Pantheon, 2002,
 9780375421723
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
The word is paradigmatically ugly, racist and inflammatory.

But is it different when Ice Cube uses it in a song than when, during the O.J. Simpson trial, Mark Fuhrman was accused of saying it? What about when Lenny Bruce uses it to "defang" it by sheer repetition? Or when Mark Twain uses it in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn to make an antiracist statement?

Kennedy, a professor at Harvard Law School and noted legal scholar, has produced an insightful and highly provocative book that raises vital questions about the relationship between language, politics, social norms and how society and culture confront racism.

Unused, Unread, Unopened. Clean, no flaws but for faint smell due to smoker's library. Dust Jacket with price has no flaws.
 
Price: 12.95 USD

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<b>How The Other Half Lived. An Ethnic History of the Old East Side and South End of Hartford. </b><P>, Pawlowski, Robert E. and the Northwest Catholic Highschool Urban Studies Class
5 Pawlowski, Robert E. and the Northwest Catholic Highschool Urban Studies Class How The Other Half Lived. An Ethnic History of the Old East Side and South End of Hartford.


Harford, CT: Self-published, 1973.
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Softcover.
 4to; 11 inches tall; 91 pages.
 Illustrated with b/w photos and maps.
 
Carefully handled; no flaws but a "coffee" ring on lower front. Stapled pictorial wraps. Text clean;
 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b> Things Remembered: An Album of African Americans in Tampa </b>, [African American; Florida]  Rowena F. Brady;  Canter, Jr. Brown
6 [African American; Florida] Rowena F. Brady; Canter, Jr. Brown ... Things Remembered: An Album of African Americans in Tampa
USA: University of Tampa Press, 1997 First Edition. Hardcover in Dust Jacket.

 
No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality.

Covering an era beginning in the 1800's and extending through he 1960's using often rare photographs presents an important history.

 
Price: 24.95 USD

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...<b>The Creation of Jazz: Music, Race, and Culture in Urban America  </b>, [Music - History] Peretti, Burton W.
7 [Music - History] Peretti, Burton W. ...The Creation of Jazz: Music, Race, and Culture in Urban America
Urbana and Chicago, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1992.
 9780252017087
 First Edition – First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Illustrated with B/W photos.
 
No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve.

Chronicles how jazz was shaped by urbanization, the 'great migration' of southern blacks northward, and the 'jazz image' - dress code, jargon, and use of drugs. This book places jazz in its rich social context.
 
Price: 45.00 USD

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...<b>Wilt: Larger Than Life  </b><br>, [NBA, Basketball] Cherry, Robert; Forward Jerry West
8 [NBA, Basketball] Cherry, Robert; Forward Jerry West ...Wilt: Larger Than Life

Chicago: Triumph Books, 2004.
 1572436727
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 8vo; 416 pages with extensive index.
 Illustrated with photographs.
 
The Definitive Wilt Chamberlain Biography.

"The memories that I have of Wilt Chamberlain will never leave me. He was truly one of the most misunderstood men that I will ever know. He was a proud man, a sensitive man, and a very nice person. He made me laugh and he made me think, and he was always entertaining." —From the Foreword by Jerry West.

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
 
Price: 19.95 USD

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