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  • 'After Mecca': Women Poets and the Black Arts Movement

    By Cheryl Clarke

    Our Price: $29.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780813534060
    • Publisher: Rutgers University Press
    • Published: November 2004
  • The 'Colored Hero' of Harper's Ferry: John Anthony Copeland and the War against Slavery

    By Steven Lubet

    Our Price: $14.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781107076020
    • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
    • Published: September 2015
  • 'Seeing Red', Federal Campaigns Against Black Militany 1919-1925

    By Theodore Kornweibel

    Our Price: $13.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780253213549
    • Publisher: INDIANA UNIVERSITY PRESS
    • Published: July 1999
  • 'Those Who Labor for My Happiness': Slavery at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

    By Lucia C. Stanton

    Our Price: $24.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780813932231
    • Publisher: Thomas Jefferson Foundation Miscellaneous
    • Published: January 2012
    A senior historian at the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello, Stanton assembles nine essays published from 1993 to 2010, and adds two that appear here for the first time. The only changes she has made to the earlier essays is to cite sources that have been published subsequently, and to provide the full name of enslaved people if that has become known. Among the topics are Jefferson and his slaves, domestic servants in his White House, rational plantation management at Monticello, Jefferson through the eyes of his slaves, the Hemings family and Charlottesville, and descendants of Monticello's African American families. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
  • 'We Specialize in the Wholly Impossible': A Reader in Black Women's History

    By Darlene Clark Hine

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780926019812
    • Publisher: Carlson Publishing, Inc.
    • Published: April 1995
    Contains essays which share the experiences and emphasize the achievements and struggles of Black women from colonial times through the 20th century
  • The 'White Other' in American Intermarriage Stories, 1945-2008 (Signs of Race)

    By Lauren S. Cardon

    Our Price: $100.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781137287168
    • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
    • Published: December 2012
    Fictional depictions of intermarriage can illuminate perceptions of both 'ethnicity' and 'whiteness' at any given historical moment. Popular examples such as Lucy and Ricky in I Love Lucy (1951-1957), Joanna and John in Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967), Toula and Ian in My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002) helped raise questions about national identity: does 'American' mean 'white' or a blending of ethnicities? Building on previous studies by scholars of intermarriage and identity, this study is an ambitious endeavor to discern the ways in which literature and films from the 1960s through 2000s rework nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century intermarriage tropes. Unlike earlier stories, these narratives position the white partner as the 'other' and serve as useful frameworks for assessing ethnic and American identity. Lauren S. Cardon sheds new light on ethno-racial solidarity and the assimilation of different ethnicities into American dominant culture.
  • 'Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together In the Cafeteria?' And Other Conversations About Race

    By Beverly Daniel Tatum

    Our Price: $6.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780465091294
    • Publisher: Basic Books
    • Published: June 1999
    A psychologist explains the development of racial identity.
  • 'Winds Can Wake Up the Dead': An Eric Walrond Reader

    By Eric D. Walrond

    Our Price: $31.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780814327098
    • Publisher: Wayne State University Press
    • Published: December 1998
  • 'Worse Than Slavery': Parchman Farm and the Ordeal of Jim Crow Justice

    By David M. Oshinsky

    Our Price: $8.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780684830957
    • Publisher: Free Press
    • Published: April 1997
    Draws on police records, prison documents, and oral history to examine Mississippi's state penitentiary and Jim Crow justice, from the era of the cottonfield chain gangs to the 1960s
  • 04/03 Event: Things That Make White People Uncomfortable @ The New School

    By Michael Bennett

    Our Price: $15.00 - $24.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112216578
    • Publisher: Strand Book Store
    • Published: 2018
    Admission & Signed Copy grants you admission for one, plus one signed copy of the book. Admission & Gift Card grants you admission for one, plus one $15 gift card to our store. The event is in the Strand’s Rare Book Room, located on the 3rd floor of our store, at 828 Broadway and 12th Street, unless otherwise specified. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis. Admission and the signed copy and/or gift card will only be available for pick-up at the event, so please select “in store pick-up” as your shipping method. Payment is required at the time the order is placed. You may also purchase admission in the store at the registers, or at the time of the event in the Rare Book Room. Please note that if you order a book but do not attend the event, your book will be held at the Strand’s basement holds desk for one week after the event.
  • 06/04 Event: What Truth Sounds Like @ The New School

    By Michael Eric Dyson

    Our Price: $33.00 - $53.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112254501
    • Publisher: Strand Book Store
    • Published: 2018
    Admission & Signed Copy ($33.00) grants you admission for one individual, plus one signed copy of the book. Admission & Signed Copy ($53.00) grants you admission for two individuals, plus one signed copy of the book. Signed Copy, no admission does not grant admission to the event, but reserves a signed copy of the book for you, pending availability of signed copies after the event has concluded. The event is at the New School in the 12th St Auditorium: 66 W 12th St, New York, NY 10011. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis. Admission and the signed copy will only be available for pick-up at the event, so please select “in store pick-up” as your shipping method. Payment is required at the time the order is placed. You may also purchase admission in the store at the registers before 4pm on the day of the event (6/4/2018) . Please note that if you order a book but do not attend the event, your book will be held at the Strand’s basement holds desk for one week after the event. Orders for just a signed copy and no admission will be processed 1-2 days after the event, pending availability of signed copies. Signed Copy, no admission does not grant admission to the event, but reserves a signed copy of the book for you, pending availability of signed copies after the event has concluded. We cannot guarantee that signed copies will be available after completing all orders for event books. In the event that signed copies are not available after the event has concluded, you will not be charged. In the event that signed copies are available, orders will be processed 1-2 days after the event.
  • 10 Bad Choices That Ruin Black Women's Lives

    By Gracie Cornish

    Our Price: $14.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780609801338
    • Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS
    • Published: October 1999
    A nationally prominent relationship counselor addresses the particular romantic problems faced by her fellow black women, showing them the ten most common mistakes they make in choosing a partner and the way to a lasting relationship. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
  • 100 Amazing Facts About the Negro

    By Henry Louis Gates Jr.

    Our Price: $35.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780307908711
    • Publisher: Pantheon
    • Published: October 2017
  • 100 Amazing Facts About the Negro with C

    By J.A. Rogers

    Our Price: $5.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780960229475
    • Publisher: Helga Rogers
    • Published: June 1980
  • 100 Amazing Facts about the Negro with Complete Proof

    By J. a. Rogers

    Our Price: $8.95
    • ISBN-13: 9784871877602
    • Publisher: Ishi Press
    • Published: October 2015

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