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Up From Slavery (00 Edition)
Up From Slavery (00 Edition)
by Booker T. Washington
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A MAN WHO OVERCAME THE BONDS OF SLAVERY TO BECOME A SPOKESMAN FOR HIS PEOPLE.<P>Historically acknowledged as one of America's most powerful and persuasive orators, Booker T. Washington consistently challenged the forces of racial prejudice at a... (read more)

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Down These Mean Streets, 30TH Anniversary Edition (97 Edition)
Down These Mean Streets, 30TH Anniversary Edition (97 Edition)
by Piri Thomas
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Thirty years ago Piri Thomas made literary history with this lacerating, lyrical memoir of his coming of age on the streets of Spanish Harlem. Here was the testament of a born outsider: a Puerto Rican in English-speaking America; a dark-skinned morenito... (read more)

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I May Not Get There with You: The True Martin Luther King, Jr.
I May Not Get There with You: The True Martin Luther King, Jr.
by Michael Eric Dyson
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A private citizen who transformed the world around him, Martin Luther King, Jr., was arguably the greatest American who ever lived. Now, after more than thirty years, few people understand how truly radical he was. In this groundbreaking examination of... (read more)

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Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal
Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal
by Andrew Hacker
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Everyday Life in Southeast Asia (11 Edition)
Everyday Life in Southeast Asia (11 Edition)
by Kathleen M. Adams
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This lively survey of the peoples, cultures, and societies of Southeast Asia introduces a region of tremendous geographic, linguistic, historical, and religious diversity. Encompassing both mainland and island countries, these engaging essays describe... (read more)

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Racism 101 (94 Edition)
Racism 101 (94 Edition)
by Nikki Giovanni
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In Racism 101, Nikki Giovanni indicts higher education for the inequities it perpetuates, contemplates the legacy of the 1960s, provides a survival guide for black students on predominantly white campuses (complete with razor-sharp comebacks to the dumb... (read more)

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Guests of the Sheik: An Ethnography of an Iraqi Village
Guests of the Sheik: An Ethnography of an Iraqi Village
by Elizabeth Wa Fernea
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A delightful, well-written, and vastly informative ethnographic study, this is an account of Fernea's two-year stay in a tiny rural village in Iraq, where she assumed the dress and sheltered life of a harem woman.... (read more)

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Arabian Sands (08 Edition)
Arabian Sands (08 Edition)
by Wilfred Thesiger
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Arabian Sands is Wilfred Thesiger's record of his extraordinary journey through the parched "Empty Quarter" of Arabia. Educated at Eton and Oxford, Thesiger was repulsed by the softness and rigidity of Western life-"the machines, the calling cards, the... (read more)

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Fools Crow : Wisdom and Power,10TH Anniversary Edition ((Rev)01 Edition)
Fools Crow : Wisdom and Power,10TH Anniversary Edition ((Rev)01 Edition)
by Thomas E. Mails
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Frank Fools Crow is regarded by many as the greatest Native American holy person of the last hundred years. Nephew of Black Elk, and a disciplined, gentle, spiritual, and political leader, Fools Crow died in 1989 at the age of 99. Fools Crow: Wisdom and... (read more)

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Two Leggings: The Making of a Crow Warrior
Two Leggings: The Making of a Crow Warrior
by Peter Nabokov
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"This is the story of Two Leggings desire for fame, his rise as a warrior, and his efforts to achieve a spiritual vision. He takes us along on buffalo hunts, war parties against the Piegans, and horse stealing raids against the Piegans and Sioux. His... (read more)

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Narrative of the Life of Henry Box Brown, Written by Himself
Narrative of the Life of Henry Box Brown, Written by Himself
by Henry Box Brown
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It is the most celebrated escape in the history of American slavery. Henry Brown had himself sealed in a three-foot-by-two-foot box and shipped from Richmond, Virginia, to Philadelphia, a twenty-seven-hour journey to freedom. In Narrative of the Life of... (read more)

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The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment That Changed the World
The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment That Changed the World
by John Wesley Carlos
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Nominated for an NAACP Image Award, Outstanding Literary Work Autobiography/Biography Seen around the world, John Carlos and Tommie Smiths Black Power salute on the 1968 Olympic podium sparked controversy and career fallout. Yet their show of defiance... (read more)

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Who Owns the Ice House? (11 Edition)
Who Owns the Ice House? (11 Edition)
by Clifton Taulbert
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I Never Had It Made: The Autobiography of Jackie Robinson
I Never Had It Made: The Autobiography of Jackie Robinson
by Jackie Robinson
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The Autobiography of a Boy of Summer Who Became a Man for All Seasons Before Barry Bonds, before Reggie Jackson, before Hank Aaron, baseball's stars had one undeniable trait in common: they were all white. In 1947, Jackie Robinson broke that barrier,... (read more)

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Black Boy (P.S.)
Black Boy (P.S.)
by Richard T Wright
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Richard Wright grew up in the woods of Mississippi, with poverty, hunger, fear, and hatred. He lied, stole, and raged at those around him; at six he was a "drunkard," hanging about taverns. Surly, brutal, cold, suspicious, and self-pitying, he was... (read more)

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More Than Equals : Racial Healing for the Sake of the Gospel, Revised and Expanded (Rev 00 Edition)
More Than Equals : Racial Healing for the Sake of the Gospel, Revised and Expanded (Rev 00 Edition)
by Spencer Perkins
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Recipient of a Christianity Today 1994 Critics Choice Award Here is living proof that white and black Christians can live together. When Spencer Perkins was sixteen years old, he visited his bloodied and swollen father (pastor John Perkins) in jail... (read more)

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Sleeping Arrangements
Sleeping Arrangements
by Laura Shaine Cunningham
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From the acclaimed novelist, playwright, and journalist Laura Cunningham, a coming of age story and enchanting memoir of childhood "Here is Lily Moore at 10, as judged by her fifth grade teacher: 'Unsatisfactory...Hair matted, uncombed, disheveled... (read more)

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Sorrow in Our Heart: The Life of Tecumseh
Sorrow in Our Heart: The Life of Tecumseh
by Allan W Eckert
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The epic tale of a towering Native American hero by the award-winning author of The Frontiersmen. Published to rave reviews, this extraordinary book tells the story of Shawnee leader Tecumseh, a military genius whose vision was to unite the North... (read more)

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Names a Memoir Sun Tracks Volume 16
Names a Memoir Sun Tracks Volume 16
by N Scott Momaday
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Of all of the works of N. Scott Momaday, The Names may be the most personal. A memoir of his boyhood in Oklahoma and the Southwest, it is also described by Momaday as "an act of the imagination. When I turn my mind to my early life, it is the imaginative... (read more)

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Debating Diversity : Clashing Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity in America (3RD 02 Edition)
Debating Diversity : Clashing Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity in America (3RD 02 Edition)
by Ronald T. Takaki
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From Different Shores presents essays written by neo-conservative, liberal, and leftist scholars on race and ethnicity in America. Among these scholars are: Nathan Glazer, Ron Takaki, Thomas Sowell, Robert Blauner, William Julius Wilson, and Charles... (read more)

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