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The Slave Trade

The Slave Trade

by Hugh Thomas

Includes bibliographical references (p. [813]-822) and index.
The Children

The Children

by David Halberstam

DAVID HALBERSTAM graduated from Harvard, where he had served as managing editor of the daily Harvard Crimson.  It was 1955, a year after the Supreme Court outlawed segregation in public schools.  Halberstam went south and began his career as the one reporter on the West Point, Mississippi, Daily Times Leader.  He was fired after ten months there and went to work for The Nashville Tennessean.  When the sit-ins broke out in Nashville in February 1960, he was assigned... Read more about this item
Bury the Chains

Bury the Chains

by Adam Hochschild

From the author of the prize-winning King Leopold's Ghost comes a taut, thrilling account of the first grass-roots human rights campaign, which freed hundreds of thousands of slaves around the world. In 1787, twelve men gathered in a London printing shop to pursue a seemingly impossible goal: ending slavery in the largest empire on earth. Along the way, they would pioneer most of the tools citizen activists still rely on today, from wall posters and mass mailings to boycotts and lapel pins. This... Read more about this item
No Easy Day

No Easy Day

by Mark; Maurer, Kevin Owen

For the first time anywhere, the first-person account of the planning and execution of the Bin Laden raid from a Navy Seal who confronted the terrorist mastermind and witnessed his final moment From the streets of Iraq to the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips in the Indian Ocean, and from the mountaintops of Afghanistan to the third floor of Osama Bin Laden’s compound, operator Mark Owen of the U.S. Naval Special Warfare Development Group — commonly known as SEAL Team Six — has been... Read more about this item
Bearing the Cross

Bearing the Cross

by David J Garrow

Die Nigger Die!

Die Nigger Die!

by H Rap Brown

The War Of the Flea

The War Of the Flea

by Robert Taber

In God's Name

In God's Name

by David Yallop

The Peculiar Institution

The Peculiar Institution

by Kenneth M Stampp

Roll, Jordan, Roll

Roll, Jordan, Roll

by Eugene D Genovese-

Many Thousands Gone

Many Thousands Gone

by Ira Berlin

Social Problems

Social Problems

by John J MacIonis

American Pictures

American Pictures

by Jacob Holdt

Slavery

Slavery

by Stanley M Elkins

Parting the Waters

Parting the Waters

by Taylor Branch

Crisis In Black and White

Crisis In Black and White

by Charles E Silberman

Sugar and Slaves

Sugar and Slaves

by Richard S Dunn-

Race

Race

by Studs Terkel

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Celia, a Slave

by Melton A McLaurin

Social Issues, Problems & Crime Books & Ephemera

Milestones

Milestones

by Qutb, Sayyid

Violence In America

Violence In America

by Flannery, Raymond B

Angels In Undress

Angels In Undress

by Benney, Mark

[Martin Luther King, Jr.] James Earl Ray Autograph Letter Signed Plus Signed Copy of "Tennessee Waltz" by James Earl Ray

[Martin Luther King, Jr.] James Earl Ray Autograph Letter Signed Plus Signed Copy of "Tennessee Waltz" by James Earl Ray

by Ray, James Earl

1991. [Martin Luther King, Jr.] James Earl Ray Autograph Letter Signed on Ray's Brushy Mountain Prison Letterhead, but from Tennessee State Penitentiary, Nashville, November 1991 Single page 8.5 x 11-inch cream colored paper with black printed text at head and foot. Verso is blank. Fine Condition. The book, "Tennessee Waltz" is in fine condition as is the unclipped dust jacket. Faint blue line on bottom edge of book. Tipped in signed bookplate. Ray was not allowed to sign actual books. James Earl Ray... Read more about this item
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$1,250.00
The realist [unnumbered issue] Is Malnutrition a Major Cause of Mental Illness

The realist [unnumbered issue] Is Malnutrition a Major Cause of Mental Illness

by Krassner, Paul, editor

New York: the magazine, 1969. Magazine. Single leaf folded once to make 4p., paperstock browned. Serious consideration of "hypovitaminosis" plus miscellaneous topics, including Marshall McLuhan quoted from his Playboy interview envisioning possible outcomes of Black Power and Civil Rights revolutionary movements. A Realist supplement, free to subscribers. Cover story.
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$15.00
The Negro in American History

The Negro in American History

by New York City, Board of Education

Albany: State Education Department, 1965. Paperback. viii, 158p., light blue wraps, spine toned and prone to chipping, small pen notation on front wrap, else good. Curriculum Bulletin, 1964-65 Series, No. 4. Broad history of African Americans through the inception of the U.S., Black Reconstruction, the New Deal, up until the Civil Rights movement in the 50s and 60s.
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$12.00
What Manner of Man: A Memorial Biography of Martin Luther King Jr.

What Manner of Man: A Memorial Biography of Martin Luther King Jr.

by Bennett, Lerone Jr

Pocket Books, 1968. Good paperback, 1968. Mass Market Paper Back. Good.
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$12.00
The Great Cities In History

The Great Cities In History

by Norwich, John Julius (edited by)

London: Thames & Hudson. 2016. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 372 pages. . Reprint. Softcover.
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$9.37
The Talibanization of Southeast Asia: Losing the War on Terror to Islamist Extremists

The Talibanization of Southeast Asia: Losing the War on Terror to Islamist Extremists

by Bilveer Singh

Hardback. New. Long before the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Southeast Asia had been dealing with the threat of terrorism. This title analyses the increasing 'Talibanization' of Southeast Asia, a phenomenon in a region that was once an oasis of moderate Islam.
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$89.88
The Rejected Stone: or Insurrection vs. Resurrection in America, By A Native of Virginia

The Rejected Stone: or Insurrection vs. Resurrection in America, By A Native of Virginia

by [Conway, Moncure]

Boston: Walker, Wise and Co, 1862. Third Edition. Hardcover. Fair. Octavo. [1], 131 pages. Brown wavy cloth hardcover with title on spine. Cloth is gnawed head of spine and bottom left corner of rear cover. Light toning to the contents. Anti-slavery arguments from a former preacher in Virginia. Fair.
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$50.00
[Caption title:] Décrets de la Convention Nationale, Des 27 Juillet & 7 Août 1793, l'an second de la République Françoise. [...]

[Caption title:] Décrets de la Convention Nationale, Des 27 Juillet & 7 Août 1793, l'an second de la République Françoise. [...]

Evreux: J. J. L. Ancelle, 1793. First edition. Published unbound. In good condition.. First edition. Published unbound. 4 p. Decree of the National Convention about slave-trade; the declaration of William Pitt as enemy of mankind; and a decree on sylviculture. 1º. Qui autorise le Ministre de la Marine à faire marquer & exploiter les Bois propres à la construction des Vaisseaux. Du 27 Juillet 1793. No. 1279. Authorising extraordinary cuts in the forests for the Navy for shipbuilding. 2º. Qui... Read more about this item
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$3,901.20
Bridging Troubled Waters.  Australia and Asylum Seekers

Bridging Troubled Waters. Australia and Asylum Seekers

by Ward, Tony

Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing. 2017. MINT - a NEW copy. Black & white illustrations. 252 pages. Australian discussion of asylum seekers is polarised between slogans of "stop the boats" and "bring them here". Both sides have good arguments - and both have their blind spots. This book aims to bridge the troubled waters, presenting new insights on how best to approach the issue. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . New. 1st Edition.... Read more about this item
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$18.75
Bond of Iron

Bond of Iron

by Charles B. Dew

Tight binding; clean pages, with minor wear to the edges. Previous owner's blind stamp embossed on front end paper. No other markings.
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$10.00
War and Anti-War: Survival at the dawn of the 21st century

War and Anti-War: Survival at the dawn of the 21st century

by Toffler, Alvin and Heidi

Boston: Little Brown & Company. 1993. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. DJ spine and upper panel faded. xiii, 302 pages. The coexistence of three fundamentally different types of civilizations - the first symbolized by the hoe, the second by the assembly line, and the third by the computer - may reduce the risk of an all-out nuclear war between two superpowers, but it has only heightened the... Read more about this item
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$10.04
The Abolitions of Slavery: From Leger Felicite Sonthonax to Victor Schoelcher 1793, 1794, 1848

The Abolitions of Slavery: From Leger Felicite Sonthonax to Victor Schoelcher 1793, 1794, 1848

by Dorigny, Marcel; Editor

New York: Berghahn Books/UNESCO, 2003. Reprint. Paperback. Near fine. Printed paper wraps, octavo, not illustrated. Book has mild shelfwear to wraps, binding tight, text clean and unmarked.
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$30.00
Defending Mohammad: Justice on Trial

Defending Mohammad: Justice on Trial

by Precht, Robert E

NY: Cornell University Press, 2003. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 1st Printing First Edition per complete number line including number one. Hard cover in very good condition with gray boards, black spine cloth, and silver gilt spine lettering. Interior text block clean and tight; no writings, no markings noted. Contains several black & white photos throughout. Dust jacket in very good condition; not price clipped. Appears unread. * From the book jacket,""This is the... Read more about this item
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$19.50
Connexions: an international women's quarterly; issue #19 Winter 1986; women's movements - thoughts into actions

Connexions: an international women's quarterly; issue #19 Winter 1986; women's movements - thoughts into actions

Oakland: Connexions/ People's Translation Service, 1986. Magazine. 32p., 9x12 inches, articles, columns, ads, photos, poetry, reviews, resources, magazine in worn stapled pictorial wraps with creases, a mailing label and mild sunning to cover. A collective of feminists of diverse nationalities translating feminist and lesbian related materials and articles. This issue touches on problems within the collective movement such as anti-semitism and racism.
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$15.00
Africans Taken in the Amistad: Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting the Information Required by Resolution of the House of Representatives of the 23d Ultimo, in Relation to the Africans Taken in the Vessel Called the Amistad, &c

Africans Taken in the Amistad: Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting the Information Required by Resolution of the House of Representatives of the 23d Ultimo, in Relation to the Africans Taken in the Vessel Called the Amistad, &c

by United States. Department of State

[Washington, 1840. Paperback. Good. 69, 6p. Pamphlet. No separate wrapper present. 24cm. Disbound (removed from a bound volume). "U Va Law Library" stamped on page edges. Minor age-toning. One leaf wrinkled and has some browning and edge-wear. 26th Congress, House. 1st Session. Doc. No. 185.
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$375.00
The United Nations A Look At the Record

The United Nations A Look At the Record

by Coyle, David Cushman

New York: Alumni Publications. Very Good. 1958. Stapled wraps. Color Illustrations; This is a trade sized booklet with illustrated covers and a stapled spine. The booklet is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The covers have some light toning and a couple of small spots of discoloration. The text pages are clean and bright. "David Cushman Coyle (1887–1969) was an American structural engineer, economist, and writer. Coyle was the structural engineer of the... Read more about this item
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$20.00
Lives of Courage: Women for a New South Africa

Lives of Courage: Women for a New South Africa

by Russell, Diana E. H

London: Virago Press,. Paperback. 381pp. Interviews with 24 women about their lives in a sexist and racist apartheid South Africa. Rubbed to edges and well thumbed. University library label to prelim. No other library marks. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1990.
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$4.51
Religion and the Radical Republican Movement, 1860-1870

Religion and the Radical Republican Movement, 1860-1870

by Howard, Victor B

Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 1990. Hardcover. 297p., very good condition in like dust jacket.
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$12.00
Brighter Than the Baghdad Sun Saddam Hussein's Nuclear Threat to the  United States

Brighter Than the Baghdad Sun Saddam Hussein's Nuclear Threat to the United States

by Bhatia, Shyam & Daniel McGrory

Washington, D. C.: Regnery Publishing. Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket. 2000. Hardcover. 0895262517 . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 341 pages; 32369 .
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$10.00
Our faces, our words

Our faces, our words

by Smith, Lillian

New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1964. Hardcover. 128p., first edition, first printing, previous owner's last name on front blank end paper elsevery good condition, good dj with a few minor nicks on the edges, lower right flap corner clipped, flap price on upper flap intact. Photos and text of the civil rights struggle. Photos and text of the civil rights struggle compiled and written by the author of "Strange Fruit" and meant to raise money for CORE.
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$45.00
Sammelbande of 6 publications: "Excursion Through the Slave States," "Demonstration of the Quadrature of the Circle," "Complete Key to Gummere's Surveying," "Tales of Woman's Trials," "Course of English Reading," "Mathematical Miscellany Number IV.

Sammelbande of 6 publications: "Excursion Through the Slave States," "Demonstration of the Quadrature of the Circle," "Complete Key to Gummere's Surveying," "Tales of Woman's Trials," "Course of English Reading," "Mathematical Miscellany Number IV.

by Featherstonhaugh, G. W.; Samuel Alsop, Anna Maria Hall, W. D. C. Murdock, James Pycroft, S. Gill

1840. Hardcover. Very Good. Bound collection of 6 rare publications on slavery, mathematics, literature. Half calf 8vo with marbled boards. 9 x 5.5 inches. Very Good with rubbing to extremities, shallow loss to the leather at the spine ends. Gilt stamped spine labels remain bold and crisp. Contents with occasional mild foxing, bright and clean on the whole. With the exception of the torn "Woman's Trials" title page, each title appears individually complete. Contents: Pycroft, James. "A Course of... Read more about this item
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$350.00
Land of my daughters, poems 1995-2005

Land of my daughters, poems 1995-2005

by Marvin X (El Muhajir)

Cherokee, CA: Black Bird Press, 2005. Paperback. 114p., hand-corrections throughout otherwise very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. The typesetter left off letters in the titles and some lines. "In the Name of Love" and "Soul Gone Home" read " n the Name of Love" and " oul Gone Home" There are ink and marker corrections.
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$10.00
Portraits 9/11: The Collected "Portraits of Grief" from The New York Times

Portraits 9/11: The Collected "Portraits of Grief" from The New York Times

by Howell Raines and Janny Scott

New York: Times Books, 2003. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Illustrated with b&w photos. Includes an alphabetical listing of those lost on September 11, 2001.
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$125.00
Conquest to Nowhere A Brutal, Factual Account of The...

Conquest to Nowhere A Brutal, Factual Account of The...

by Herbert, Anthony in collaboratin with Robert L. Niemann

Japan: Self Published. Very Good. 1954. Far East Edition. Paperback. B&W Illustrations; This is a trade paperback book. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The rear cover has some light rubbing and there is an ink stamp (PAID) on the rear cover as well. The text pages are clean, but noticeable toned due to the acid content of the paper." In one episode involving some Vietnamese girls... Read more about this item
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$85.00
Tigerland

Tigerland

by Wil Haygood

Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2018. Condition: As New. Dust jacket condition: Near Fine. Exclusive pre-release edition for Miami University's (Ohio) Class of 2022 as presented at the convocation of 2018. Stated First Edition and Signed by author. 420 pp text with deckled edge. No prior owner attribution or marking throughout. Like new condition. "In 1968 and 1969, Martin Luther King Jr. and Bobby Kennedy were assassinated. Race relations were frayed as never before. Cities were aflame. Riots and... Read more about this item
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$50.00