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University Press Kentucky, 1997. 238pp. Brown cloth hardback with DJ, VG, slight wrinkle along upper front edge of DJ, index, bibliography, chapter notes, figures and tables, illustrations, THE PRICE OF FREEDOM : Slavery and Manumission in Baltimore and Early National Maryland, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

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$ 27.50
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THE BLACK LAWS : Race and the Legal Process in Early Ohio

Middleton, Stephen

Ohio University Press, 2005. 363pp. Red cloth hardback with DJ, VG, EX-LIB, minimal markings, index, books and articles, bibliography, chapter notes, "Beginning in 1803, the Ohio legislature enacted what came to be known as the Black Laws. These laws instituted barriers against blacks entering the state and placed limits on black testimony against whites. Basing his narrative on massive primary research, often utilizing previously unexplored sources, Stephen Middleton tells the story of racial oppression in Ohio and recounts chilling episodes of how blacks asserted their freedom by challenging the restrictions in the racial codes until the state legislature repealed some pernicious features in 1849 and finally abolished them in 1886", . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

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$ 35.00
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Louisiana State University Press, 1989. 375pp. Blue cloth hardback, DJ has a couple tiny tears, VG, index, footnotes, THOMAS MORRIS CHESTER, BLACK CIVIL WAR CORRESPONDENT : His Dispatches from the Virginia Front, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

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$ 15.00
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SOULCATCHER and Other Stories, Twelve Powerful Tales About Slavery

Johnson, Charles

Harvest / Harcourt Brace & Co., 2001. 110pp. Trade paperback, VG, inscibed and signed by author, Twelve powerful tales about slavery, . Signed by Author. Trade Paperback. Very Good.

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$ 9.00
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Negro Universities Press, 1969. 393pp. Brown cloth hardback, no DJ, reprint of the 1858 edition, appendix, footnotes, SOUTHERN INSTITUTES or An Inquiry Into the Origin and Early Prevalence of Slavery and the Slave Trade, with an analysis of the laws, history, and government of the institution in the preincipal nations, ancient and modern, from the earliest qages down to present time, . Hard Cover. Very Good.

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$ 20.00
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IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK

Baldwain, James

Dial Press, 1974. 213pp. Brown cloth hardback, DJ VG, very light rubbing upper spine edge, BCE, "Told through the eyes of Tish, a nineteen-year-old girl, in love with Fonny, a young sculptor who is the father of her child, Tish and Fonny have pledged to get married, but Fonny is falsely accused of a terrible crime and imprisoned. Their families set out to clear his name, and as they face an uncertain future, the young lovers experience a kaleidoscope of emotions", . Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

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$ 30.00
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Bethany House , 2012. 299pp. Trade paperback, VG, covers slightly curled, spots on outer page edge, b&w photos, "Over fifty years after the Emancipation Proclamation, Robert Sadler was sold into slavery at the age of five--by his own father. This is the no-holds-barred tale of those dark days, his quest for freedom, and the determination to serve others born out of his experience. It is a story of good triumphing over evil, of God's grace, and of an extraordinary life of ministry", . Trade Paperback. Very Good.

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$ 12.50
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SATCHMO : My Life in New Orleans

Armstrong, Louis

Prentice Hall, 1955. 240pp. Black and gray hardback, no DJ, VG, very light rubbing at spine tips, Fourth Printing, b&w photos, Autobiography of Louis Armstrong, . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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$ 17.00
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ALICE WALKER'S THE COLOR PURPLE New Edition

Bloom, Harold (editor)

Bloom's Literary Criticism, 2008. 191pp. Hardback with glossy boards, VG, EX-LIB, minimal markings, index, bibliography, chronology, New Edition, A critical look at Alice Walker's The Color Purple, . Hard Cover. Very Good.

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$ 15.00
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Aldine Publishing, 1970. 278pp. Trade paperback, VG, owner name on front end page, index, bibliography, footnotes, DEEP DOWN IN THE JUNGLE : Negro Narrative Folklore from the Streets of Philadelphia, First Revised Edition, . Trade Paperback. Very Good.

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$ 20.00
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DUMPING IN DIXIE : Race, Class, and Environmental Quality

Bullard, Robert D.

Westview Press, 1994. 195pp. Trade paperback, G+, red pencil/ink underling on c.30pp., Second edition, index, appendix, bibliography, chapter notes, tables, b&w photos, maps, DUMPING IN DIXIE : Race, Class, and Environmental Quality, . Trade Paperback. Good+.

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$ 15.00
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WALKIN' THE TALK : An Anthology of African American Studies

Lyne, Bill (editor); Johnson, Vernon Damani (editor)

Prentice Hall, 2003. 808pp. Trade paperback, covers wrinkled and creased, no names or markings, index, "From the experience of slaves brought to 1789 America to considerations of the place of race in contemporary American society, compiled readings from the African American experience together in a volume designed to serve in an introductory African American studies course", . Soft Cover. Good+.

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$ 40.00
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BLACK ROADWAYS : A Study of Jamaican Folk Life

Beckwith, Martha Warren

Negro Universities Press, 1969. 243pp. Brown cloth hardback, no DJ, last end page worn and torn at spine edge, glue stains along spine edges on end pages, Reprint of the 1929 edition, owner name on front end page, index, references, b&w photos, BLACK ROADWAYS : A Study of Jamaican Folk Life, . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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$ 45.00
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Duke University Press, 2018. 256pp. Black hardback with DJ, VG, signed by author on title page, index, bibliography, chapter notes, b&w photos, MURDER ON SHADES MOUNTAIN : The Legal Lynching of Willie Peterson and the Struggle for Justice in Jim Crow Birmingham, . Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

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$ 17.00
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THE MAGAZINE NOVELS OF PAULINE HOPKINS

Hopkins, Pauline; Carby, Hazel V. (intro by)

Oxford, 1990. 621pp. Small fat softback, VG, reprint, Collection of magazine novels by Pauline Hopkins, that appeared in the 'Colored American Magazine' from 1901-1903, . Soft Cover. Very Good.

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$ 10.00
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WE'LL UNDERSTAND IT BETTER BY AND BY : Pioneering African American Gospel Composers

Reagon, Bernice Johnson (editor)

Smithsonian Institution Press, 1992. 384pp. Light orange cloth hardnack, DJ VG, EX-LIB, minimal markings, index, bibliography, music scores, b&w photos, discography, Pioneering African American gospel composers, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

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$ 17.00
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THE JOURNEY OF AUGUST KING

Ehle, John

Harper & Row, 1971. 218pp. Tan cloth hardback, DJ has tiny chips missing at upper spine edge and a very tiny chip back upper cover edge, First Edition First Printing, Discovering Analees Williamsburg, a fifteen-year-old runaway slave in 1810, August King faces a moral dilemma in which he must decide between turning the girl in for a reward or risking his life to help her, . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good+.

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$ 65.00
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WORLD'S GREAT MEN OF COLOR Volume II Only

Rogers, J.A.; Clarke, John Henrik (editor)

Touchstone / Simon and Schuster, 1996. 564pp. Trade paperback, VG, tiny chip upper front corner tip, no names or markings in text, Volume Two Only, Outstanding blacks of Europe, the United States, South and Central America, and the West Indies, . Trade Paperback. Very Good.

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$ 15.00
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THE PENTECOSTALS : The Charismatic Movement in the Churches

Hollenweger, Walter J.

Augsburg Publishing House, 1972. 572pp, Red cloth, minor rubbing around edges, upper corner tips slightly bumped, DJ has minor wear around edges, tables, figures, chapter notes, biblio, index, Comprehensive history of the first 60 years of the Movement, the churches' activities in the US, Brazil, South Africa and Europe, doctrines, beliefs and ethics, assessment of its influence and growth, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

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$ 25.00
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PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR

Gentry, Tony

Chelsea House, 1989. 110pp. Hardback with glossy illustrated boards, index, appendix, chronology, b&w photis, A biography of African-American poet, Paul Laurence Dunbar written for school age children, . Hard Cover. Very Good.

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$ 9.00
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