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Race Relations The Interaction of Ethnic and Racial Groups

By Berry, Brewton

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1951. 487pp/illus. An analysis of race relations and human communities. Includes an Index. (Key Words: Sociology, Race, Ethnic Groups, Community, Family, Human, Minority, Assimilation, Jews, Arabs, Indians, Blacks). Clean no marks.. 1st Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good+/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$19.50

Dictionary of Afro-American Slavery: Updated, with a New Introduction and Bibliography (82)
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Dictionary of Afro-American Slavery: Updated, with a New Introduction and Bibliography (82)

By Randall M. Miller; John David Smith

Wesport, CT: Praeger, 1997. 892pp/charts. Updated edition. An extensive list of well discussed names and terms related to Afro-American slavery. Entries are presented in alphabetical order with a small, selected bibliography and author's name listed for each. Includes a chronology of Afro-American Slavery, and an index of the listed names/terms. Clean no marks.. Revised Edition. Trade Paperback. Near Fine/No Jacket - Wraps. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$74.50

Growth and Culture. A Photographic Study of Balinese Childhood (1951

By Mead, Margaret, and Macgregor, Frances M. Cooke

New York: G.P. Putnam, 1951. 223pp. num. small ills. on 58 plates (mainly 8 photos. on a plate), after field-photos by Gegory Bateson. bibliogr., index-glossary as appendices. An excellent field-study. Clean. 1st Edition. Cloth. Very Good+/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$245.00

The Aztecs, Maya, and Their Predecessors

By Weaver, Muriel Porter

New York: Seminar Press, 1972. 347pp/illus. Covers the archaeology of central Mexico and the Maya region emphasizing major cultural changes and trends beginning with the earliest inhabitants and ending with the arrival of the Spanish in 1519. Clean. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$47.50

Harry Truman and Civil Rights: Moral Courage and Political Risks
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Harry Truman and Civil Rights: Moral Courage and Political Risks

By Gardner, Michael R

Carbondale, Illinois, U.S.A.: Southern Illinois Univ Pr, 2002. 276 pp/llus. Index, Historical account of the civil rights agenda submitted to Congress by the thirty-third President of the United States (1945-1953) in February 1948 proposing the creation of several federal offices devoted to issues such as voting rights and fair employment practices. Clean. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$39.50

The Aztecs, Maya, and Their Predecessors

By Weaver, Muriel Porter

New York: Seminar Press, 1972. 347pp/illus. Covers the archaeology of central Mexico and the Maya region emphasizing major cultural changes and trends beginning with the earliest inhabitants and ending with the arrival of the Spanish in 1519. Clean. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$44.50

Some Phases of the Negro Question

By Melick, Charles Wesley

Mt Rainier, MD: David H. Deloe, 1908. 91pp/illus. Early discussion of the negro in the United States. Clean. First Edition. Card Covers. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$47.50

Christmas Gift: An Anthology of Christmas Poems, Songs, and Stories, Written by and about African-Americans

By Rollins, Charlemae H. (editor)

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Morrow/Avon, 1993. A reprint of the text from the 1963 book "Christmas Gif' An Anthology of Christmas Poems, Songs, and Stories - Written by and about Negroes" - with new black-and-white linoleum-print illustrations and introduction. Signed by the illustrator (Ashley Bryan) in front endpape6 on a bookplater. Includes the writings of: Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington, Harnett T. Kane, Langston Hughes, Lorenz Graham, etc.. Signed by Illustrator. First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Illus. by Bryan, Ashley (illustrator). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$65.50

Women of the Klan : Racism & Gender in the 1920s
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Women of the Klan : Racism & Gender in the 1920s

By Blee, Kathleen M

Berkeley, CA, U.S.A.: University of California Press, 1991. Book has 229 pages. During the 1920s, as many as half a million white native-born Protestant women joined the Women of the Ku Klux Klan (WKKK). Like their male counterparts, Klanswomen held reactionary views on race, nationality, and religion. But their perspectives on gender roles were often progressive. The WKKK asserted that it cound safeguard white women's suffrage and expand their other legal rights while working to preserve white Protestand supremacy.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$32.50

The Viking

By Tryckare, Tre

Sweden: Cagner & Company, 1966. Book is large heavily illustrated with 287 pages. DJ has light wear to edge, a few scratches and one small chip. A beautiful book depicting the history of the Vikings. . Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$45.50

Blacks and Whites : Narrowing the Gap? (Social Trends in the United States Ser.)
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Blacks and Whites : Narrowing the Gap? (Social Trends in the United States Ser.)

By Farley, Reynolds

Cambridge, MA, U.S.A.: Harvard University Press, 1984. Book has 235 pages. Previous owner name stamped in front endpaper. Edge of dj has light wear and some curling. The author tackles the controversial question of what American blacks have gained from the civil rights struggle. Are blacks catching up to whites economically and socially, or are they falling farther behind?. 1st Printing. Hard Cover/Boards. Very Good+/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$24.50

An Introduction to the Malayan Aborigines

By Williams-Hunt, P.D.R

Kuala Lumpur: Goverment Press, 1952. Book has 102 pages with b&w photographs, charts and a distribution map. Cover has light shelfwear, a small scrape on the spine and about 6 white marks (dirt?) on it. Previous owner gift inscription in front endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Covers: Environment, Numbers, Distribution, Types and Tribes, Social Organisation, Language, Music, Dance, Health, Dress and Personal Ornament, Ways of Life, Material Culture, Magic and Religion, Customs and Beliefs. Has examples of Face Tattoos, Face Painting, Aboriginal Patterns.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$39.50

The Negro Potential

By Ginzberg, Eli

New York: Columbia University Press, 1956. Book has 144 pages. Cover is a bit dirty (one stain on front by binding) with light wear to edge. There is a small dirt mark on bottom edge of pages. Three pages have mark from paperclip. Previous owner name penned inside front cover. Sections: The Challenge of Negro Potential, Expanding Economic Opportunities, The Educational Preparation of the Negro, The Negro Soldier, Better Preparation for Work, and Lessons for Manpower Policy. . Second Printing. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.50

A Negro's Faith in America

By Logan, Spencer

New York: Macmillian Company, 1946. Book has 88 pages. DJ has some chipping along edge and has a 4" tear on the front bottom that has been repaired with tape and a 2" tear on the top that has not been taped. Corners of flyleaf clipped but price still on book. A book that frankly tells what one Negro thinks about America. With the mature perspective taht comes from his experiences as a civilian and a solider, the author analyzes the handicaps and advantages with which he and other members of his race face life in American today.. First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good(-). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$44.50

Freedom to the Free : Century of Emancipation 1986-1963

By United States Commission on Civil Rights

Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1963. Book has 245 pages. Light wear to edge of cover. Small part of the paper spine has been pulled off (just the surface spine is 100% holding together). 100th anniversary of the Emanicpation Proclamation by the United States Commission on Civil Rights.. Soft Cover. Very Good(-)/No Jacket - Wraps. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.50

The World They Made Together : Black and White Values in Eighteenth Century Virginia
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The World They Made Together : Black and White Values in Eighteenth Century Virginia

By Sobel, Mechal

Princeton, NJ, U.S.A.: Princeton University Press, 1987. Book has 362 pages. Book has never been opened - no creases or marks on spine. The trend in modern studies of slavery has been to emphasize the survival of the African heritage and the autonomy of black culture even under slavery. Sobel takes the trend a step further in contending that attidutes and casts of mind carried from Africa penetrated and altered the dominant English culture. Most significantly Sobel finds black and white patterns of religious experience meshing and merging in the evangelical denominations that swept up lower- and middle-class Virginians in the last half of the eighteenth century.. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket - Wraps. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.50

White Supremacy : A Comparative Study of American & South African History

By Fredrickson, George M

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Oxford University Press, 1981. Book has 356 pages. Tiny bit of wear to edge of dj. The first comparative history of the United States and South African race relations. The book offers a fresh perspective on the interracial experience of each country (as of the time the book was written) by viewing it through the lens of the other.. Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$19.50

The Swedish Heritage in America

By Kastrup, Allan

St Paul, MN: Swedish Council of America, 1975. 863 pages with a number of b&w and color photos/illustrations. Details every aspect of the Swedish experience in the US from their first tiny settlement on the lower Delaware in 1638 to the 1970s. DJ has some wear/chipping.. 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good(-). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$57.50

Ethnic Diversity in Catholic America

By Abramson, Harold J

New York: New York: Interscience Publishers (Division of John Wiley Ltd ), 1973, 1973. Hard Cover/Boards. Very Good+/Very Good+. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book has 207 pages. Previous owner name stamped on front endpaper. Very light wear to edge of dj. The author has analyzed a wealth of data on the Catholic population of the United States to provide an engrossing study of Catholic ethnic life and a fresh examination of the ethnic factor in America.. First Edition. Hard Cover/Boards. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$145.00

The Four Suns : Recollections and Reflections of an Ethnologist in Mexico

By Soustelle, Jacques

New York: Grossman Publishers, 1970. Book has 256 pages with some illustrations. Small bit of wear to edge of cover and dj. According to the Aztecs, the history of the world turned in cycles under four suns. Men were eaten by jaguars at the end of the first; they were transformed into monkeys at the end of the second; the third cycle ended under a rain of fire and the fourth under a deluge. The current epoch is the fifth, and how it will end remains a question.. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Advanced Reading Copy (ARC).

$29.50

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