Category: African American Studies

Sort

showing 1-20 of 28

Image for The NAACP  Ohio State Conference Convention 1974 Akron, Ohio Program (Charles Rangel cover)

The NAACP Ohio State Conference Convention 1974 Akron, Ohio Program (Charles Rangel cover)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NAACP: 1974

Seller ID: 21034A


Very nice, clean, tightly bound program -- tan cover with sepia photograph of then Congressman Charles Rangel on cover. Published for Ohio state NAACP conference at the Cascade Holiday Inn in Akron, Ohio October 4-6,1974 at which Rangel was welcomed. Local advertising, plus transcript of speech given by William McMillan, then president of the Akron NAACP. Also much information on discrimination in city jobs in Akron and resolutions concerning both that and schools. Meas... View more info

The Journal of Southern History Volume 1998 (Volume LXIV Nos. 1-4 Full Run)

By: Boles, John B. (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Southern Historical Association: 1998

Seller ID: 19919


Crisp, clean journals -- no spine creasing, no names or writing, pages and page edges pristine. Each measures 6"x9-1/4" and is the size of a quality paperback. Topics include, but are not limited to, the debate over flood control on the Lower Mississisppi 1846-1861; the Freedman's Bureau and white leaders in Virginia; the Spencer-Warner controversy; Harriet Beecher Stowe; Southern military schools 1865-1915; female education in an antebellum southern family; the ... View more info

The Journal of Southern History Volume 1995 (Volume LXI Nos. 1-4 Full Run)

By: Boles, John B. (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Southern Historical Association: 1995

Seller ID: 19920


Crisp, clean journals -- no spine creasing, no names or writing, pages and page edges pristine. Tiny tear to top front edge of one only fault. Each measures 6"x9-1/4" and is the size of a quality paperback. Topics include, but are not limited to: evangelical dissent Piedmont, Virginiana 1740-1755; Martin Van Buren and partisan politics of Texas Annexation; Julia Peterkin; the rape myth in the Old South reconsidered; interracial unionism in the Alabama coal field... View more info

The Journal of Southern History Volume 1994 (Volume LX Nos. 1-4 Full Run)

By: Boles, John B. (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Southern Historical Association: 1994

Seller ID: 19921


Crisp, clean journals -- no spine creasing, no names or writing, pages and page edges pristine. Each measures 6"x9-1/4" and is the size of a quality paperback. Topics include, but are not limited to: Virginia Bernhard and the histriography of early Virginia; Muslims in Early America; Evangelical communities Twigg Co. Georgia 1820-1861; rape and the law in the Old South; antebellum southern fathers and health care of children; the case of Richard Bennet 1667-1749... View more info

Image for Black Men Can't Shoot

Black Men Can't Shoot

By: Brooks, Scott

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Univ of Chicago Press: 2009

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 25049


Crisp, beautiful, as new book. No tears or chips and no names or writing other than the signature of the author which appears on the half-title page. Publisher's price is on the back of the dustjacket and book will arrive in brand new mylar. The author takes on the myth that all African American basketball players are born with natural talent, which undermines the hard work the top stars invest in their future in the game. 228 pages. Indexed. View more info

Image for Lost Body (Corpus Perdu)

Lost Body (Corpus Perdu)

By: Cesaire, Aime

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, G. Braziller: 1986

Edition: First Printing Thus

Seller ID: 20892


Book itself is crisp and clean with no names or writing and no bumps to bright pumpkin colored boards. Jacket is quite good, but does show a rectagular shadow to front from a bookstore sticker adhered to noncoated paper which is why we don't dare try to remove it. Spine has also sunned on jacket and there is a small tear to bottom back corner with a small loss of color and mild soil to back outer side edge. Book has not been price-clipped and is most handsome in mylar.Or... View more info

Image for The Underside of Reconstruction New York: The Struggle over the Issue of Black Equality

The Underside of Reconstruction New York: The Struggle over the Issue of Black Equality

By: Farley, Ena L.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Florence, Kentucky, U.S.A., Routledge: 1993

Edition: First Edtion

Seller ID: 25555


Very nice clean book with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. White printing to spine id bright and readable. No dustjacket, but appears that it may have been designed that way, as the ISBN appears on the back of cover. Chapters are entitled: Black Suffrage and the Reluctant Republicans 1865-67; The Fluctuating Support for Black Suffrage 1867-1870; States Rights and Black Citizens; Methodists and Batists on the Issue of Black Equality; The Right to Education;; an... View more info

Image for The Freedmen's Savings Bank; A Chapter in the Economic History of the Negro Race

The Freedmen's Savings Bank; A Chapter in the Economic History of the Negro Race

By: Fleming, Walter L. Ph.D.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25746J


Very clean, tightly bound book, not too often seen. Small bit of wear to crown and tail of spine and a small errant white mark to front board. Pages are very clean throughout with no foxing. Former owner's name and date on front free endpaper (small) and to upper corner of front pastedown (smaller). Book measures 5-1/2"x8-1/2" . The author traces the history of the Freedman's Savings Bank from the need for such an institution following the Civil War, through its succes... View more info

Image for Buffalo Soldiers in the West: A Black Soliders Anthology

Buffalo Soldiers in the West: A Black Soliders Anthology

By: Glasrud, Bruce A.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: College Station, Texas, U.S.A., Texas A & M Univ Press: 2007

Seller ID: 24625


Crispo BRANDNEW book -- last one available. A compendium of essays by scholars who researched deeply the topic of African American soldiers in the Civil War known as "buffalo soldiers" and their proud legacy. 319 pages. Indexed. View more info

Image for The Keepers of the House

The Keepers of the House

By: Grau, Shirley Ann

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Franklin Centrer, PA, Franklin Library: 1977

Seller ID: 23733


Beautiful book, clearly never read. It's bound in black leather and sports moire endpapers, four spine bands, a satin ribbon page marker, a lovely gilded design on both boards, and gilded edges on all three sides which gleam. This book is also Shirley Ann Grau's masterpiece. She has wirtiten many novels, but this one won the Pulitzer Prize for its theme of rage and racism. Grau is a Southern writer.The book measures 6" x 9" and has 327 pages. View more info

Image for Many Thousand Gone: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom  (SIGNED)

Many Thousand Gone: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom (SIGNED)

By: Hamilton, Virginia

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Random House Childrens Books: 1993

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: SIGNED by Author and Arnold Adoff

Seller ID: 28258


Very special book in excellent condition. No tears or chips, no writing, no price clip. Dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. Bookplate affixed to front free endpaper decorated with African motif and marked A Cultural Exchange, Cleveland, Ohio. Signed at top "For -----'s students. Virignia Hamilton." Beneath the signature of the late Virginia Hamilton is that of her husband, children's author, Arnold Adoff. Adoff's signature is always hard to decipher, but we ... View more info

Image for Black Aged: Understanding Diversity and Service Needs (SAGE Focus Editions)

Black Aged: Understanding Diversity and Service Needs (SAGE Focus Editions)

By: Harel, Zev; McKinney, Edward A.; Williams, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., SAGE Publications, Inc: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27412TB


Crisp, clean as new book. Pristine inside and out with no names or writing, no bumps to boards, no tears or chips to jacket and no remainder mark. Dustacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. A complilation of 12 essays into two parts: Understanding Diversity and Social Forces and Understanding Service Needs and Use. 258 pages, plus photos and bios for all contributors. View more info

Image for My Passage at the New Orleans Tribune: A Memoir of the Civil War Era (Southern Literary Studies)

My Passage at the New Orleans Tribune: A Memoir of the Civil War Era (Southern Literary Studies)

By: Houzeau, Jean-Charles

Price: $15.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Louisiana State University Press: 1984

Edition: Presumed First.

Seller ID: 23494


Book is crisp and clean with snow white pages and page edges, No names or writing and no bumps to boards. The dustjacket is likewise clean wtih no tears or chips and looks handsome in a brand new mylar cover. There is no price on the front flap as per design. The author was a Belgian scientist who arrived in New Orleans in 1857 whereupon he found himself disturbed by the ongoing slavery. After a stint of helping slaves and Unionists excape from Confederate Texas to Mex... View more info

Image for Encyclopedia of the Underground Railroad

Encyclopedia of the Underground Railroad

By: Hudson, J. Blaine

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina, McFarland: 2006

Seller ID: 16954A


Crisp, BRAND new copy with small area at lower back corner near spine showing a small bit of peeling to outer lamination. Very minor. An encyclopedic approach to the abolitionist movement and its Underground Railroad. Covers the people, places, ideas and events associated with the Underground. Biographies of fugitive slaves, the struggle for euqality etc. all taken from primary resources. 308 pages. Indexed. View more info

Image for Camera Man's Journey: Julian Dimock's South

Camera Man's Journey: Julian Dimock's South

By: Julian A. Dimock

Price: $30.00

Publisher: U.S.A., University of Georgia Press: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 176242EZ


Book showcases 155 black and white photographs taken by Julian Dimock in South Carolina from 1904-1905. Unlike most photographers of the time who photographedd the African American experience, Dumock neither politicized nor romanticized his subjects. The book measures 8-3/4" high and 10-1/4" across. 191 pages. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. View more info

Black Resistance to the Ku Klux Klan in the Wake of Civil War

By: Kinshasa, Kwando M.

Price: $33.95

Publisher: Jefferson, NC, McFarland & Co Inc.,U.S.: 2006

Seller ID: 16422A


Crisp, beautiful BRAND NEW book. Glossy pictorial laminated boards designed without dustjacket. Measures 7"x10'1/4" Illustrated sparsely with art and photographs.The author examines Klan violence toward former slaves, then emancipated, after the Civil War and how it incited some of its victims to retaliate. Examines the issue from both a historical and sociological perspective and recognizes the attempts of both sides to build a society which would reflect their ... View more info

Image for Baseball's First Colored World Series : The 1924 Meeting of the Hilldale Giants and Kansas City Monarchs

Baseball's First Colored World Series : The 1924 Meeting of the Hilldale Giants and Kansas City Monarchs

By: Lester, Larry

Price: $30.00

Publisher: McFarland: 2006

Seller ID: 17993


Crisp, BRAND NEW book. Laminated pictorial boards designed without dustjacket. Illustrated with black and white photos. A comprehensive account of the first championship series in 1924 between the Hilldale Giants and the Kansas City Monarchs each representing two all-Black professional leagues -- the Eastern Colored League and the Negro National League. Huge amount of info, including stats, team bios, position-by-position comparisons, attendance break-downs, gate receip... View more info

Image for The Cotton Club (1972, 1st ed.)

The Cotton Club (1972, 1st ed.)

By: Major, Clarence

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Detroit, Michigan, Broadside Press: 1972

Edition: First Ed., First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 28203


Crisp and clean with no defect of note. This is a 1972 collection of 22 poems by award winning poet, Clarence Major. For many years he taught at the college level and wrote poetry and novels. Major’s poetry and short stories have appeared in countless magazines and anthologies. In 2015, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award in the Fine Arts, by The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation. Booklet is not often seen. It measures 5-1/2" x 7-1/2" and has 22 pages View more info

Image for Faulkner and the Negro (University of Colorado Studies Series in Language and Literature No. 8)

Faulkner and the Negro (University of Colorado Studies Series in Language and Literature No. 8)

By: Nilon, Charles H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO, University of Colorado: 1962

Seller ID: 25714ASHA


This one looks like a plain Jane, but if you're interested in the great American author, William Faulkner, this would definitely be interesting, especially if you collect Faulkner. The book is clean and tightly bound and measures 7"x10" with 111 pages. Only fault is a small abrasion to upper front corner of cover. The author explores Faulkner's presentation of Black characters in his work by showing how he followed a moral compass. View more info

Image for The Professional and Literary Careers of Charles W. Chestnutt; A Rowfant Club Symposium

The Professional and Literary Careers of Charles W. Chestnutt; A Rowfant Club Symposium

By: No Author Stated

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, The Rowfant Club: 2033

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 24493


Book itself is crisp, clean and fresh with no names or writing, no bumps to boards. Pages and page edges snow white. Jacket is most attractive with just a few isolated spots of light edgewear and a totally flat crease down length of front of dustjacket. Looks very handsome in brand new mylar. Book is the result of a symposium on this Ohio author who was actually blackballed for membership to the Rowfant Club after giving a talk there because he was half African American.... View more info