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Captives As Commodities : the Transatlantic Slave Trade (08 Edition)
Captives As Commodities : the Transatlantic Slave Trade (08 Edition)
by Lisa A. Lindsay
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Part of Prentice Hall's Connection: Key Themes in World History series.   Written based on the author's annual course on slave trade, Captives as Commodities examines three key themes:  1) the African context surrounding the... (read more)

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Moving the Rock (10 Edition)
Moving the Rock (10 Edition)
by Mary Elyeen Abrums
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Moving the Rock portrays several generations of African American women whose families migrated from the South to the Pacific Northwest in the 1940s and 1950s. As members of a small storefront church in central Seattle, these women grandmothers, mothers... (read more)

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Three Black Generations At Crossroads (2ND 08 Edition)
Three Black Generations At Crossroads (2ND 08 Edition)
by Benjamin
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Three Generations at the Crossroads weaves a collective tapestry, linking personal biographies of individuals in different generations to the larger social forces acting on them. This second edition contains new chapters on politicians and artists, two... (read more)

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Stand the Storm: A History of the Atlantic Slave Trade
Stand the Storm: A History of the Atlantic Slave Trade
by Edward Reynolds
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A multitude of black people of every description chained together, every one of their countenances expressing dejection and sorrow, stripped naked, shaved, and crammed into the steaming holds of the vessels. Over a period of three centuries ten million... (read more)

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Slavery and the British Empire: From Africa To America (08 Edition)
Slavery and the British Empire: From Africa To America (08 Edition)
by Kenneth Morgan
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Slavery and the British Empire provides a clear overview of the entire history of British involvement with slavery and the slave trade, from the Cape Colony to the Caribbean. The book combines economic, social, political, cultural, and demographic... (read more)

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Courage To Hope : From Black Suffering To Human Redemption (99 Edition)
Courage To Hope : From Black Suffering To Human Redemption (99 Edition)
by Quinton Hosford (ed.) Dixie
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In this unique collaboration, the most prized and esteemed scholars in theology, religious history, and sociology offer a new understanding of American spiritual life by placing African-American religious experience at its center. Moving from specific... (read more)

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Dreaming Blackness (09 Edition)
Dreaming Blackness (09 Edition)
by Melanye Price
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Black Nationalism is one of the oldest and most enduring ideological constructs developed by African Americans to make sense of their social and political worlds. In Dreaming Blackness, Melanye T. Price explores the current understandings of Black... (read more)

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North Carolina Slave Narratives (05 Edition)
North Carolina Slave Narratives (05 Edition)
by William L. Andrews
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The autobiographies of former slaves contributed powerfully to the abolitionist movement in the United States, fanning national--even international--indignation against the evils of slavery. The four texts gathered here are all from North Carolina slaves... (read more)

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Soul Talk : New Spirituality of African American Women (01 Edition)
Soul Talk : New Spirituality of African American Women (01 Edition)
by Akasha Gloria Hull
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• A celebration of the journey of African-American women toward a new spirituality grounded in social awareness, black American tradition, metaphysics, and heightened creativity. • Features illuminating insights from Alice Walker, Toni Cade... (read more)

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Black Music in Harlem Renaissance (90 Edition)
Black Music in Harlem Renaissance (90 Edition)
by Samuel A. (ed.) Floyd
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Paper edition of the 1990 Greenwood Press work which was initiated as a special issue of Black Music Research Journal but grew too big for that format. Ten essays address a variety of subjects connected with African-American music of the 1920s, e.g... (read more)

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Nation Within a Nation (99 Edition)
Nation Within a Nation (99 Edition)
by Komozi Woodard
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In giving us much to discuss and debate in its richly informative and insightful pages, [this book] deserves the widest possible audience. American Quarterly A well-researched, decidedly worthwhile study that enhances our understanding of Black Power... (read more)

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History and Memory in African-american Culture (94 Edition)
History and Memory in African-american Culture (94 Edition)
by Genevieve (ed.) Fabre
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As Nathan Huggins once stated, altering American history to account fully for the nation's black voices would change the tone and meaning--the frame and the substance--of the entire story. Rather than a sort of Pilgrim's Progress tale of bold ascent and... (read more)

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Rise of African Slavery in the Americas (00 Edition)
Rise of African Slavery in the Americas (00 Edition)
by David Eltis
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Explores the paradox of the concurrent development of slavery and freedom in the European domains.... (read more)

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Crowns
Crowns
by Michael Cunningham
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Cunningham and Marberry offer a celebration of the style, pride, and verve of African-American women and their hats in magnificent photos and engaging essays. 50 photos.... (read more)

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Mis-education of the Negro (00 Edition)
Mis-education of the Negro (00 Edition)
by Carter G. Woodson
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Originally released in 1933, The Mis-Education of the Negro continues to resonate today, raising questions that readers are still trying to answer. The impact of slavery on the Black psyche is explored and questions are raised about our education system,... (read more)

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Chain of Change : Struggles for Black Community Development (81 Edition)
Chain of Change : Struggles for Black Community Development (81 Edition)
by Mel King
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Chain of Change is a history of the black community in Boston from the fifties through the seventies. Mel King shows how black consciousness and power have developed through the struggles around jobs, housing, education, and politics. For the future he... (read more)

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The Slave Trade: The Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade 1440-1870
The Slave Trade: The Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade 1440-1870
by Hugh Thomas
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After many years of research, award-winning historian Hugh Thomas portrays, in a balanced account, the complete history of the slave trade. Beginning with the first Portuguese slaving expeditions, he describes and analyzes the rise of one of the largest... (read more)

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Black Atlantic Politics : Dilemmas of Political Empowerment in Boston and Liverpool (00 Edition)
Black Atlantic Politics : Dilemmas of Political Empowerment in Boston and Liverpool (00 Edition)
by William E. Nelson
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This first comprehensive comparative study of Black politics focuses on American and British settings -- Boston and Liverpool. The author argues that Black communities on both sides of the Atlantic face a host of social, economic, and political... (read more)

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Farewell To the Party of Lincoln : Black Politics in the Age of F.D.R (83 Edition)
Farewell To the Party of Lincoln : Black Politics in the Age of F.D.R (83 Edition)
by Nancy J. Weiss
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"An excellent piece of work that will make a significant contribution to our understanding of the New Deal as well as the experience of black Americans during the 1930s."--William H. Chafe, Duke... (read more)

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Down By the Riverside: a South Carolina Slave Community, Anniversary Edition ((Rev)09 Edition)
Down By the Riverside: a South Carolina Slave Community, Anniversary Edition ((Rev)09 Edition)
by Charles Joyner
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A new edition of the classic study of slave life in the American... (read more)

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