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The Washing of the Spears: A History of the Rise of the Zulu Nation Under Shaka and Its Fall in the Zulu War of 1879

by Morris, Donald R

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1965
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1965. Stated First Printing Brown cloth covers with black and gilt title block on spine and black illustration on front cover. 655 pages including index and errata plus two section of black and white photographs with 77 illustrations, and five in-text maps. Color endpapers are maps. From jacket: "(This) is the definitive account… Read more
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cover of Slavery and African Life:  Occidental, Oriental and African Slave Traders

Slavery and African Life: Occidental, Oriental and African Slave Traders

by Manning, Patrick

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Published
1990
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Very Good
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9780521348676
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Cambridge University Press, 1990. one of the African Studies Series 8vo size trade paperback; 236 pages with some black and white charts From back: "This interpretation of the impact of slavery on African life emphasizes the importance of external demand for slaves - from Occidental and Oriental purchasers - in developing an active trade in slaves within… Read more
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cover of I Have A Dream: The Quotations of Martin Luther King, Jr.

I Have A Dream: The Quotations of Martin Luther King, Jr.

by King, Jr., Martin Luther

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap Compiled and edited by Lotte Hoskins The moving, eloquent and astonishingly prophetic words that expressed the inspiration and hopes of the martyred Civil Rights leader. 8vo size trade paperback with photo illustrated cover; 154 pages. Two different quality of paper was use in the production of this book, resulting in a center section… Read more
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cover of Bound to Violence

Bound to Violence

by Ouologuem, Yambo

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H.E.B. Paperback African Writers Series Some readers may find the language objectionable. 12 mo size trade paperback; 181 bright, white pages. From back: "The novel begins as an account of the history of the African empire of Nakem, a story of exploitation at the hands of native lords, Arab slavers, and finally by the latest wave… Read more
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cover of Harold Washington:  A Political Biography

Harold Washington: A Political Biography

by Levinsohn, Florence Hamlish

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Published
1983
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Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 1983. 8vo size trade paperback; 308 pages Harold Washington (1922–1987) was the first black mayor of Chicago, Illinois. First elected as mayor in 1983, he was re-elected to a second term, but died in office in 1987. Washington, an attorney by profession, was elected to both state and national offices, serving as… Read more
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cover of The Negro in American Life

The Negro in American Life

by Wade, Richard

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Published
1968
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New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1968. Life in America Series 8vo size hardcover; 182 pages with some black and white photographs Book sections include: From Slavery to Citizenship: 1619-1900 Toward Full Equality: Since 1900 Authors of the various articles include: Richard Wright Martin Luther King, Jr. James Baldwin Malcolm X Booker… Read more
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cover of Between Yesterday and Tomorrow:  Writings By Namibian Women

Between Yesterday and Tomorrow: Writings By Namibian Women

by Ikhaxas, Elizabeth (editor)

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Published
2005
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Very Good
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9789991668307
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Windhoek, Namibia: Women's Leadership Centre, 2005. Compiled and edited by Elizabeth Ikhaxas; illustrations including the front cover by Inatu Indongo Private Press; 8vo size trade paperback with color illustrated cover; 212 pages with a few black and white illustrations From back: "This book examines the status of women's human rights in Namibia today through the… Read more
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cover of NewsLady

NewsLady

by Simpson, Carole

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Published
2010
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9781452062365
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Author House, 2010. 8vo size blue clothbound hardcover with photo illustrated dust jacket; 284 pages plus a section of black and white photographs Signed and inscribed on the blank reverse of the fep. From jacket: "(This) is the memoir of a trailblazing African American woman journalist whose life is about "firsts." Carole Simpson was the first… Read more
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Flame

by Moore, Stephanie Perry

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Foreword by Dee Brestin 176 pages. From back: "Bacall Lee finally gets the desires of her heart - handsome beau, a hard earned degree, and an exciting R&R career. However, as these things detour her focus from the Lord, trouble blazes." Edgewear, light wear to covers. Thanks for shopping with us! 100% of your purchase… Read more
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cover of God's Trombones:  Seven Negro Sermons in Verse

God's Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse

by Johnson, James Weldon

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Published
1993
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New
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9780453008105
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Saint Paul, MN: Penguin High Bridge Audio, 1993. Brand new and shrinkwrapped 90 minutes on 1 cassette From back: "As a young man in the late 1800s, writer James Weldon Johnson was deeply influenced by the renowned black preachers of the day. In God's Trombones, published in 1927, (the author) transformed his memories of these brilliant… Read more
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cover of Growing Up African

Growing Up African

by David, Jay & Helise Harrington

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Published
1971
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New York: William Morrow and Company, 1971. 8vo size hardcover with dust jacket; 286 pages with some maps including those on endpaper. Foreword by Edris Makward From jacket: "These 35 selections, almost all autobiographical, portray what it was like to grow up in Africa....describes childhood experiences in tribal Africa, in the often brutal, psychologically disturbing… Read more
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cover of The Bitter Choice:  Eight South Africans' Resistance to Tyranny

The Bitter Choice: Eight South Africans' Resistance to Tyranny

by Legum, Colin & Margaret

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Published
1968
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Cleveland, OH: World Publishing Company, 1968. From jacket: "This book is an indictment of apartheid...(the authors) have chosen eight men...who have worked in equally varied ways to bring peace and justice to their troubled land...Alan Paton, Nelson Mandela, Albert Lutuli; Robert Sobukwe, Beyers Naude, Nana Sita, Dennis Brutus, Ex-library with typical treatments, many blacked out; jacket covered in mylar.… Read more
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cover of Jake Gaither:  America's Most Famous Black Coach

Jake Gaither: America's Most Famous Black Coach

by Curry, George E.

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Published
1977
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ISBN
9780396073819
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New York: Dodd Mead & Company, 1977. From jacket: "I like my boys ag-ile, mo-bile, and hos-tile," Gaither was fond of saying, and apparently they were. In 25 years of coaching at Florida A&M Gaither won 85% of his games and never had a losing season." 209 pages. Ex-library with typical treatments, many blacked out; jacket… Read more
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cover of The American Negro His History and Literature:  The Atlanta University Publications Nos. 1, 2, 4, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18

The American Negro His History and Literature: The Atlanta University Publications Nos. 1, 2, 4, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18

by Katz, William Loren (general editor)

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Published
1968
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New York: Arno Press and the New York Times, 1968. 8vo size hardcover; Not cumulatively paginated - each publication (listed below) within this volume is paginated individually, our guess is that this volume has at least 1,200 pages with some black and white illustrations and some charts. List of publications in this very heavy volume: the out… Read more
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cover of The American Negro His History and Literature:  The Freedmen's Book

The American Negro His History and Literature: The Freedmen's Book

by Katz, William Loren (general editor)

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1968
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New York: Arno Press and the New York Times, 1968. The Freedmen's Book by L. Maria Child (a reproduction of the 1865 Ticknor and Fields edition.) Contains articles by the following contributors in addition to Maria Child include: Lydia H. Sigourney; Frances E. W. Harper; William Lloyd Garrison; Bernard Barton; Mingo, a slave; Frederick Douglas; Phillis Wheatley; Peter… Read more
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cover of The Negro in American History:  Three Volume Set

The Negro in American History: Three Volume Set

by Adler, Mortimer J. (general editor)

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Published
1969
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Encyclopedia Britannica Educational Corporation , 1969. Three volume set. Volume I: Black Americans 1928-1968 with an introduction by Saunders Redding. Contents include: Showdown for Nonviolence 1966-1968; The Civil Rights Movement 1961-1965; The Supreme Court and the Schools 1954-1960; Discrimination in War and Peace 1941-1953; The Cost of Prejudice 1928-1941. 414 pages with many black and… Read more
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cover of African Music in Ghana

African Music in Ghana

by Nketia, J.H. Kwabena

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1963
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Illinois: Northwestern University Press, 1963. Number eleven in the Northwestern University African Studies series. 8vo size green cloth covers with silver titles on spine; 147 pages with some black and white illustrations and sheet music. Contents include: Organisation of Folk Music Musical Types Performing Groups and Their Music Form and Technique of Vocal Music… Read more
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cover of Make Truth a Habit

Make Truth a Habit

by Pleasants, Willie

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2009
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First
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Bloomington, IN: Author House, 2009. Signed and inscribed on title page 8vo size trade paperback; 129 pages with a few black and white illustrations. Includes promotional bookmark From back: "Have a cupful of short stories with a dash of adversities, and a spoonful of the truth, served with uplifting and spiritual poems. The author's life and those… Read more
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cover of The Segregation Era 1863-1954:  a Modern Readers

The Segregation Era 1863-1954: a Modern Readers

by Weinstein, Allen & Frank Otto Gatell (editors)

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Published
1970
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1970. Contents include: The Civil War and the Blacks 1863-1865; Reconstruction 1865-1877; Decline and Fall 1877-1900; The Progressive Failure 1900-1919; The Need for Identity 1919-1929; Hunger: Depression and New Deal 1929-1941; Hope: The Four Freedoms and the Black Man 1941-1954. From back: "For nearly a century after the Civil war… Read more
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cover of Politics, Principle, and Prejudice 1865-1866:  Dilemma of reconstruction in America

Politics, Principle, and Prejudice 1865-1866: Dilemma of reconstruction in America

by Cox, LaWanda & John H. Cox

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Published
1969
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New York: Atheneum, 1969. Ex-library with typical treatments, many blacked out. Covers have been laminted and the edges bevelled. 294 pages. Edgewear; a crease and taped repair on front cover. From back: "The authors find that the conflict between Congress and President (Andrew) Johnson, far from being simply the unjustified consequence of Radical fanaticism of… Read more
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