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Early African-American classics

By: Appiah, Anthony

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1990.:

Seller ID: BB0230320


This essential one-volume collection brings together some of the most influential and significant works by African-American writers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Included herein are such classics as Frederick Douglass's Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass," An American Slave" (1845) and excerpts from W.E.B. DuBois's The Souls of Black Folk (1903), Harriet A. Jacobs's "Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself "(1861), Booker T. Washin... View more info

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The Great Escapes: Four Slave Narratives

By: Brooks, Daphne A.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Classics:

Seller ID: BB0237739


"The Great Escapes: Four Slave Narratives "is part of the "Barnes & Noble Classics"" "series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of "Barnes & Noble Classics" All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical inte... View more info

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Running a thousand miles for freedom

By: Craft, William

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Athen, Ga. ; University of Georgia Press, 1999.:

Seller ID: BB0237972


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Running a thousand miles for freedom

By: Craft, William

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Athen, Ga. ; University of Georgia Press, 1999.:

Seller ID: BB0241442


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My bondage and my freedom

By: Douglass, Frederick

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1987.:

Seller ID: BB0236151


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Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave

By: Douglass, Frederick

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York : Signet Classic, c1997.:

Seller ID: BB0241775


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Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass

By: Douglass, Frederick

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 1996.:

Seller ID: BB0242258


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The Souls of Black Folk

By: Du Bois, W. E. B. ; Donald B. Gibson ; Monica E. Elbert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, April 1996:

Seller ID: BB0244817


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The classic slave narratives

By: Gates, Henry Louis

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Signet classic, [2002].:

Seller ID: BB0237287


No group of slaves anywhere, in any era, has left such prolific testimony to the horror of bondage as African-American slaves. Here are four of the most notable narratives: "The Life of Olaudah Equiano; The History of Mary Prince; Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass;" and "Incidents in the Life of Slave Girl." View more info

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Roll, Jordan, Roll: The World the Slaves Made

By: Genovese, Eugene D.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: BB0243281


This landmark history of slavery in the South--a winner of the Bancroft Prize--challenged conventional views of slaves by illuminating the many forms of resistance to dehumanization that developed in slave society. Rather than emphasizing the cruelty and degradation of slavery, historian Eugene Genovese investigates the ways that slaves forced their owners to acknowledge their humanity through culture, music, and religion. Not merely passive victims, the slaves in... View more info

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Mutiny on the Amistad: The Saga of a Slave Revolt and Its Impact on American Abolition, Law and Diplomacy

By: Howard Jones

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA, November 1997:

Seller ID: BB0246030


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Love and theft

By: Lott, Eric

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, c1995.:

Seller ID: BB0241497


For over two centuries, America has celebrated the very black culture it attempts to control and repress, and nowhere is this phenomenon more apparent than in the strange practice of blackface performance. Born of extreme racial and class conflicts, the blackface minstrel show sometimes usefully intensified them. Based on the appropriation of black dialect, music, and dance, minstrelsy at once applauded and lampooned black culture, ironically contributing to a "blackenin... View more info

Frederick Douglass

By: McFeely, William S.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Norton, c1991.:

Seller ID: BB0241339


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Sojourner Truth : A Life, a Symbol

By: Painter, Nell Irvin

Price: $7.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Co., 1997:

Seller ID: BB0246262


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Death of a king

By: Smiley, Tavis

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Boston; Little Brown & Co:

Seller ID: BB0240872


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