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image of The Fascist Experience: Italian Society and Culture 1922-1945

The Fascist Experience: Italian Society and Culture 1922-1945

by Tannenbaum, Edward R.

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Published
1972
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Fine
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New York: Basic Books, 1972. Hardcover. Fine/very good -. vi, [2], 357 p., [32] p. of illustrations; 24 cm. Black cloth with yellow spine title. Illustrated dust jacket. The author reconstructs "the social context of Fascism's rise by rediscovering the perspective of the Italians who actually experienced it as a patriotic anti-Communist movement of national… Read more
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Race and History: Selected Essays 1938-1988

by Franklin, John Hope

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1992
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780807117644
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$31.00

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Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1992. Paperback. Near Fine. Louisiana Paperback Edition. xi, [3], 450 p.; 23 cm. Paperback with portrait of the author on the front cover. Inscribed by the author on the half title page to Temple University history professor Ken Kusmer, dated 30 Nov. 1993. In Near Fine Condition: 2… Read more
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image of The African American Encounter with Japan and China: Black Internationalism in Asia, 1895-1945

The African American Encounter with Japan and China: Black Internationalism in Asia, 1895-1945

by Gallicchio, Marc

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
2000
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780807848678
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$19.00

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Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000. Paperback. Near Fine. x, [4], 262 p.: illustrations; 24 cm. Paperback. "In the first book to focus on African American attitudes toward Japan and China, Marc Gallicchio examines the rise and fall of black internationalism in the first half of the twentieth century. . . . Black internationalism… Read more
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image of History of the Oberlin-Wellington Rescue; Compiled by Jacob R. Shipherd; With an Introduction by Henry E. Peck and Ralph Plumb

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New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969. Hardcover. Fine. [8], 280 p.; 24 cm. Publisher's brown cloth with gilt spine title: Oberlin-Wellington Rescue. Title vignette. First published in 1859 the year after the events recounted took place. The Fugitive Slave Law of 1850 required officials and citizens of free states to cooperate in the capture… Read more
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image of Nomination of Judge Clarence Thomas to be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States -- Hearings before the Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate [4 volumes]

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Washington, D.C.: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1993. Paperback. Very Good. 4 volumes; 23 cm. Green paper covers with black spine and cover titles. Document J-102-40. The hearings were held in September and October 1991. Clarence Thomas was nominated to the Supreme Court by President George H. W. Bush to succeed thurgood Marshall. … Read more
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$129.00
image of A History of Animal Advocacy in America: Social Change, Gender, and Cultural Values, 1865-1975 [Ph.D. dissertation, Temple University]

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Philadelphia: Diane L. Beers, 1998. Hardcover. Fine. vi, 503 leaves; 29 cm. Dark green cloth with gilt spine title. A social history of animal advocacy "enhances not only our understanding of the movement itself, but also the socio-economic and cultural changes accompanying the shift from an industrial to a post-industrial order." -- p. v. Beers… Read more
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image of Encyclopedia of the American Left; Edited by Mari Jo Buhle, Paul Buhle, Dan Georgakas

Encyclopedia of the American Left; Edited by Mari Jo Buhle, Paul Buhle, Dan Georgakas

by Buhle, Mari Jo; Buhle, Paul; Georgakas, Dan, editors

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780824037130
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$36.00

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New York & London: Garland Publishing, 1990. Hardcover. Fine. xxxix, [3], 928 p.: illustrations; 26 cm. Hardback with spine and cover titles and cover illustrations. Black endpapers. Garland Reference Library of the Social Sciences, 502. Includes explanations of frequently used acronyms, terms, movements, and people, as well as an index of names and a… Read more
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image of Our Time Has Come: A Delegate's Diary of Jesse Jackson's 1984 Presidential Campaign

Our Time Has Come: A Delegate's Diary of Jesse Jackson's 1984 Presidential Campaign

by Barker, Lucius J.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1988
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780252014260
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Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1988. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. xviii, 233, [3] p.: tables; 24 cm. Blue cloth with silver spine title. Illustrated dust jacket. Jesse Jackson was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988 (the second African American, after Shirley Chisholm, to run a national campaign for… Read more
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image of Contemporary Voices of White Nationalism in America; Edited by Carol M. Swain and Russ Nieli

Contemporary Voices of White Nationalism in America; Edited by Carol M. Swain and Russ Nieli

by Swain, Carol M.; Nieli, Russ, editors

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
2003
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780521016933
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Paperback. Near Fine. xiii, [1], 298 p.; 23 cm. Paperback. Contains interviews with: Jared Taylor, Reno Wolfe, Michael Levin, Don Black, David Duke, Michael H. Hart, Dan Gayman, Matthew Hale, Lisa Turner, and William Pierce. In Near Fine Condition: year of publication written on first page before title page; otherwise,… Read more
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image of The Works of Joseph Addison, Including the Whole Contents of Bp. Hurd's Edition, with Letters and Other Pieces Not Found in Any Previous Collection; and Macaulay's Essay on His Life and Works; Edited, with Critical and Explanatory Notes, by George Washington Greene [vol. 3]

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New York: Derby & Jackson, 1859. Hardcover. Very Good -. Vol. 3 only: viii, [2], 364 p., engraved frontispiece showing the parsonage house, Willston, Wiltshire; 19 cm. Contemporary half calf with six spine compartments between raised bands. Gilt-tooled leather labels in second and fourth compartments with title and volume number. Marbled paper over boards; all… Read more
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image of Working Women of Collar City: Gender, Class, and Community in Troy, New York, 1864-86

Working Women of Collar City: Gender, Class, and Community in Troy, New York, 1864-86

by Turbin, Carole

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1992
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780252018367
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$14.00

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Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1992. Paperback. Near Fine. xi, [1], 231, [7] p.: illustrations, tables; 23 cm. Paperback. Part of the series The Working Class in American History, and the series Women in American History. The author examines labor organizing activities of the collar laundresses in Troy, N.Y., from 1864 to 1886.… Read more
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Past and Present

by Carlyle, Thomas

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1941
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Fine
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$35.00

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London / New York: J. M. Dent & Sons; E. P. Dutton & Co, 1941. Hardcover. Fine. xv, [1], 304 p.; 18 cm. Orange cloth with gilt spine title; series emblem blind-stamped on front cover. Decorated endpapers. This is no. 608 of Everyman's Library. The Introduction is by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Contents: Proem… Read more
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image of Runaway America: Benjamin Franklin, Slavery, and the American Revolution

Runaway America: Benjamin Franklin, Slavery, and the American Revolution

by Waldstreicher, David

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
2004
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780809083145
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$19.00

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New York: Hill and Wang, 2004. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. xv, [1], 315 p.: illustrations; 24 cm. Black cloth spine with gilt spine title; yellow paper over boards. Illustrated dust jacket. Stated First Edition. "Scientist, revolutionary, abolitionist: that is the Benjamin Franklin we know and celebrate. To this description, David Waldstreicher shows we… Read more
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image of Cane Fires: The Anti-Japanese Movement in Hawaii, 1865-1945

Cane Fires: The Anti-Japanese Movement in Hawaii, 1865-1945

by Okihiro, Gary Y.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1991
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780877227991
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$16.00

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Philadelphia: Temple University, 1991. Paperback. Near Fine. xvii, [1], 330 p.; 23 cm. Paperback. Part of the publisher's series Asian American History and Culture. "Challenging the prevailing view of Hawaii as a mythical 'racial paradise,' Gary Okihiro presents this history of a systematic anti-Japanese movement in the islands from the time migrant workers were brought… Read more
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image of Days of Hope: Race and Democracy in the New Deal Era

Days of Hope: Race and Democracy in the New Deal Era

by Sullivan, Patricia

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1996
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780807822609
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Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996. Paperback. Near Fine. xiii, [3], 335 p.: illustrations; 24 cm. Paperback. Former owner's name on half title page. "In the 1930s and 1940s, a loose alliance of blacks and whites, individuals and organizations, came together to offer a potent alternative to southern conservative politics. Days of… Read more
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image of The Black Family in Slavery and Freedom, 1750-1925

The Black Family in Slavery and Freedom, 1750-1925

by Gutman, Herbert G.

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Published
1976
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Very Good
ISBN
9780394724515
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New York: Vintage Books, Random House, 1976. Paperback. Very Good. xxviii, 664 p.: illustrations, tables, genealogical tables; 23 cm. Paperback. A groundbreaking work, in which "quantitative records, from the U. S. Census, slave plantation journal books and the like are intermixed with qualitative materials, such as letters slaves wrote each other, testimony given to Government commissions,… Read more
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image of We Ask Only a Fair Trial: A History of the Black Community of Evansville, Indiana

We Ask Only a Fair Trial: A History of the Black Community of Evansville, Indiana

by Bigham, Darrel E.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1987
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780253363268
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$67.00

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Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1987. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. xiii, [3], 286 p.: tables, maps, illustrations; 24 cm. Grey cloth with black spine title. Illustrated dust jacket. Part of the publisher's Blacks in the Diaspora series and Midwestern History and Cultural series. The author presents the history of the Black community of Evansville,… Read more
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image of Slavery and Freedom: An Interpretation of the Old South

Slavery and Freedom: An Interpretation of the Old South

by Oakes, James

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1990
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780394536774
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$16.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. [2], xxi, 246, [2] p.; 22 cm. Black cloth spine with gilt spine title; green paper over boards. Illustrated dust jacket. The author "shows how capitalism fundamentally influenced the way slavery developed and functioned in the United States." -- dust jacket. Book is in… Read more
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image of Sparks From the Anvil of Oppression: Philadelphia's African Methodists and Southern Migrants, 1890-1940

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Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1993. Hardcover. Near Fine/fine. xiii, [3], 272 p.: tables, illustrations; 24 cm. Dark brown cover with gilt spine title. Illustrated dust jacket. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. Book is in Near Fine Condition: top page edges slightly soiled; former owner's name on front free endpaper; otherwise, clean and… Read more
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$21.00
image of Shifting Gears: Technology, Literature, Culture in Modernist America

Shifting Gears: Technology, Literature, Culture in Modernist America

by Tichi, Cecelia

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1987
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780807817155
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$16.00

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Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1987. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good +. xvi, [2], 310 p.: illustrations; 26 cm. Grey cloth with black spine title. A "richly illustrated exploration of the American era of gear-and-girder technology. From the 1890s to the 1920s machines and structures shaped by this technology emerged in many forms, from… Read more
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