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By Duty Bound: Survival and Redemption in a Time of War

By: Brig. Gen. Ezell Ware Jr., Joel Engel

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Dutton: March 2005

Inscription: Signed By Author

Seller ID: 123021

ISBN: 0525948619

Condition: Used - Good


The inspiring, true story of a top soldier who survived Jim Crow only to land in a struggle for survival beside his racist white captain after they were downed in Vietnam Raised in the segregated South, Ezell Ware was determined to excel beyond the lines drawn by white power brokers. He became the top recruit in his Marine training class; having grown up without running water, electricity, or sufficient food, he wasnat daunted by military life. He eventually earned a ... View more info

Bearing the Cross

By: David J. Garrow

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Vintage: December 1987

Seller ID: 46020

ISBN: 0394756231

Condition: Used - Good


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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

ISBN: 0393009130

Condition: Used - Good


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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

ISBN: 0671202332

Condition: Used - Good


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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

ISBN: 0393302520

Condition: Used - Good


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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

ISBN: 0393091562

Condition: Used - Good


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Tally's Corner

By: Elliot Liebow

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Little Brown & Co (P): June 1968

Seller ID: 120794

ISBN: 0316525146

Condition: Used - Good


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The Wretched of the Earth

By: Frantz Fanon

Price: $7.25

Publisher: Grove Press: March 2005

Seller ID: 122703

ISBN: 0802141323

Condition: Used - Good


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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

ISBN: 013925420x

Condition: Used - Good


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Our Nig: or, Sketches from the Life of a Free Black (Penguin Books for History: U.S.)

By: Harriet E. Wilson

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Addison Wesley: July 2009

Seller ID: 120802

ISBN: 0143105760

Condition: Used - Good


For the 150th anniversary of its first publication, a new edition of the pioneering African-American classic, reflecting groundbreaking discoveries about its author's life First published in 1859, "Our Nig" is an autobiographical narrative that stands as one of the most important accounts of the life of a black woman in the antebellum North. In the story of Frado, a spirited black girl who is abused and overworked as the indentured servant to a New England family, H... View more info

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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

ISBN: 0140067531

Condition: Used - Good


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

ISBN: 1401908977

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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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A Small Place

By: Jamaica Kincaid

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Plume: July 1989

Seller ID: 122056

ISBN: 0452262356

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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

ISBN: 0802138683

Condition: Used - Good


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

ISBN: 0792276817

Condition: Used - Good


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

ISBN: 0345350685

Condition: New


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Celia, a Slave : A True Story

By: MELTON A. MCLAURIN

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Harpercollins: February 1999

Seller ID: 48071

ISBN: 0380803364

Condition: Used - Acceptable


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

ISBN: 0394726871

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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

ISBN: 1540510042

Condition: Used - Good


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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

ISBN: 1400034523

Condition: Used - Good


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