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Bearing the Cross

By: David J. Garrow

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Vintage: December 1987

Seller ID: 46020


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Slavery in the Structure of American Politics, 1765-1820

By: Donald L. Robinson

Price: $4.50

Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc: May 1979

Seller ID: 120342


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The Washing of the Spears: The Rise and Fall of the Zulu Nation

By: Donald R. Morris

Price: $12.62

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: March 1972

Seller ID: 46006


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We Are Your Sisters Black Women In The

By: Dorothy Sterling

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Norton*(ww Norton Co: August 1985

Seller ID: 46004


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American Slavery-American Freedom: The Ordeal of Colonial Virginia

By: Edmund S. Morgan

Price: $3.50

Publisher: WW Norton & Co: January 1975

Seller ID: 120340


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A topical history of the United States

By: Gerald Baydo

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Prentice-Hall: January 1974

Seller ID: 84032


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My Soul Is Rested: Movement Days in the Deep South Remembered

By: Howell Raines

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics): September 1983

Seller ID: 16945


The almost unfathomable courage and the undying faith that propelled the Civil Rights Movement are brilliantly captured in these moving personal recollections. Here are the voices of leaders and followers, of ordinary people who became extraordinary in the face of turmoil and violence. From the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1956 to the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., in 1968, these are the peeople who fought the epic battle: Rosa Parks, Andrew Young, Ralph Abernathy, Hosea... View more info

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Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust

By: Immaculee Ilibagiza

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Hay House: June 2007

Seller ID: 46014


Immaculee Ilibagiza grew up in a country she loved, surrounded by a family she cherished. But in 1994 her idyllic world was ripped apart as Rwanda descended into a bloody genocide. Immaculee's family was brutally murdered during a killing spree that lasted three months and claimed the lives of nearly a million Rwandans. Incredibly, Immaculee survived the slaughter. For 91 days, she and seven other women huddled silently together in the cramped bathroom of a local pas... View more info

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Bullwhip Days: The Slaves Remember: An Oral History

By: JAMES MELLON

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Grove Press: January 2002

Seller ID: 93077


In the 1930s, the Works Progress Administration commissioned an oral history of the remaining former slaves. Bullwhip Days is a remarkable compendium of selections from these extraordinary interviews, providing an unflinching portrait of the world of government-sanctioned slavery of Africans in America. Here are twenty-nine full narrations, as well as nine sections of excerpts related to particular aspects of slave life, from religion to plantation life to the Reconstruc... View more info

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Africa

By: John Reader

Price: $15.00

Publisher: National Geographic: September 2001

Seller ID: 78670


Scientific evidence affirms that the first humans emerged on the continent of Africa. Despite this primal connection, Africa remains unknown to most people; too often it is a place associated with famine, frightening diseases, and incomprehensible tribalism -- or it is envisioned as a giant safari park. And for millions of African Americans, Africa is little more than a distant idea, placed beyond the bounds of memory by the breach of slavery.In Africa, acclaimed auth... View more info

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The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley

By: Malcolm X, Alex Haley, Attallah Shabazz

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Ballantine Books: November 1992

Seller ID: 93493


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Celia, a Slave : A True Story

By: MELTON A. MCLAURIN

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Harpercollins: February 1999

Seller ID: 48071


Celia was an ordinary slave--until she struck back at her abusive master and became the defendant in a landmark trial that threatened to undermine the very foundations of the South's "Peculiar Institution." View more info

BLACK ODYSSEY

By: Nathan Irvin Huggins

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Vintage: December 1978

Seller ID: 89207


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The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

By: Olaudah Equiano

Price: $4.00

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform: November 2016

Seller ID: 119172


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Surrender or Starve : Travels in Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, and Eritrea

By: ROBERT D. KAPLAN

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Random House Inc: November 2003

Seller ID: 115463


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Africa since 1800

By: Roland Oliver, Anthony Atmore

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: January 1994

Edition: 4

Seller ID: 53110


This history of modern Africa takes as its starting-point the year l800, because, although by that time the greater part of the interior of Africa had become known to the outside world, most of the initiatives for political and economic change still remained in the hands African rulers and their peoples. The book falls into three parts. The first describes the precolonial history of Africa, while the middle section deals thematically with partition and colonial rule. The... View more info

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The Fires of Jubilee: Nat Turner's Fierce Rebellion

By: Stephen B. Oates

Price: $6.25

Publisher: Harper Perennial: April 1990

Seller ID: 74338


The bloody slave rebellion led by Nat Turner in Virginia in 1831, and the savage reprisals that followed, shattered beyond repair the myth of the contented slave and the benign master and intensified the forces of change that would plunge America into the bloodbath of the Civil War. View more info

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Parting the Waters : America in the King Years 1954-63

By: Taylor Branch

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: October 1989

Seller ID: 107109


Hailed as the most masterful story ever told of the American civil rights movement, "Parting the Waters" is destined to endure for generations. Moving from the fiery political baptism of Martin Luther King, Jr., to the corridors of Camelot where the Kennedy brothers weighed demands for justice against the deceptions of J. Edgar Hoover, here is a vivid tapestry of America, torn and finally transformed by a revolutionary struggle unequaled since the Civil War. Tayl... View more info