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Black History / African-Americans   

Catalog Last Updated: 06/22/17 22 items.

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Arnold, Oren.   A BOUNDLESS PRIVILEGE  
Austin: Madrona Press, 1974. 1st ed. 159 pages. Hardcover. 0890520070 0-89052-007-0. Arnold relates his growing up in Rusk County, Texas from 1900 to 1920. Interesting and often humorouscommentary on rural & solcial life. Nicely done pencil illustrations. Recommended.
Near Fine/Fine. # B0385. $8.00     Inquire Now  
Burnett, Whit.   BLACK HANDS ON A WHITE FACE A TIMEPIECE OF EXPERIENCES IN A BLACK AND WHITE AMERICA  
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1971. 392 pages. Hardcover. A collection of compelling writings from the likes of Richard Wright, Robert Penn Warren, Eldridge Cleaver, James Baldwin and others.
Near Fine/VG. # A1883. $6.25     Inquire Now  
Curtis, James C., & Lewis L. Gould.   THE BLACK EXPERIENCE IN AMERICA: SELECTED ESSAYS  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1973. Reprint. 199 pages. Paperback. 0292700962 0-292-70096-2. Eight essays from participants in a University of Texas public lecture series devoted to the Negro's role in American history. The series was held during the time the university was attemting to institute a program of Black studies in 1968.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B7933. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dunham, Gerald F.   ECHOES FROM THE MOUNTAIN TOP: A TRIBUTE TO DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.  
Houston: Infinity Bound, 1983. 30 pages. Paperback. Original poetry occompanies some of Dr. King's quotations. Stapled pamphlet printed on heavy tan stock.
X-Lib VG/Wraps. Former library copy w/ stamps & marks. A clean, reference-only copy. # B3622. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Egerton, Douglas R.   DEATH OR LIBERTY: AFRICAN AMERICANS AND REVOLUTIONARY AMERICA  
New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. Book Club ed. 342 pages. Hardcover. 0195306694 0-19-530669-4. A sweeping chronicle of African-American history, paying special attention to what black Americans did for themselves.
Fine/Fine. Book Club edition with no sign of use or handling. # B6222. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Eklof, Barbara.   FOR EVERY SEASON: THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO AFRICAN AMERICAN CELEBRATIONS  
New York: HarperCollins, 1997. 1st ed. 376 pages. Hardcover. 0060178183 0-06-017818-3. Tips for naming ceremonies, holidays, weddings, and family reunions.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # B9172. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Glasrud, Bruce A., & Merline Petre, (edi.   BLACK WOMEN IN TEXAS HISTORY  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2008. 1st ed. 248 pages. Paperback. 1603440313 1-60344-031-3. Essays by ten authors provide a survey of the role women in the African-American community have filled from slavery to modern times, and how they have enfluenced the heritage of Texas and the United States.
Near Fine/Wraps. Has publisher's 'design/production copy' stamped on page edge, else Fine. # E0716. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Krehbiel, Henry Edward.   AFRO-AMERICAN FOLKSONGS: A STUDY IN RACIAL AND NATIONAL MUSIC  
New York: Frederick Ungar, 1971. Reprint. 176 pages. Hardcover. 0804455716 0-8044-5571-6. Reprint of the 1914 classic. Examines origin and structure of slave songs, spirituals, funerary, creole songs and more. Indexed.
Fine/Fine. An immaculate, tight copy. # A3021. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Leiker, James N.   RACIAL BORDERS: BLACK SOLDIERS ALONG THE RIO GRANDE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2010. Reprint. 241 pages. Paperback. 160344159X 1-60344-159-X. Provides an account of the shifting loyalties of race and nationalism along the Rio Grande over a fifty-year span. Bibliography, index.
Near Fine/Wraps. Has publisher's design/production office stamp on top edge, else Near Fine. # E0648. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Leiker, James N.   RACIAL BORDERS: BLACK SOLDIERS ALONG THE RIO GRANDE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2002. 1st ed. 241 pages. Hardcover. 1585441589 1-58544-158-9. Provides an account of the shifting loyalties of race and nationalism along the Rio Grande over a fifty-year span. Bibliography, index.
Near Fine/Fine. Has publisher's 'design / production copy' stamped on top edge. # E0643. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lull, Robert W.   CIVIL WAR GENERAL AND INDIAN FIGHTER JAMES M. WILLIAMS: LEADER OF THE 1ST KANSAS COLORED VOLUNTEER INFANTRY & THE 8TH U.S. CAVALRY  
Denton: Univ. North Texas, 2013. 1st ed. 289 pages. Hardcover. 1574415026 1-57441-502-6. Excellent biography of General James Monroe Williams, a Negro officer serving in both the Civil War and in the Indian campaigns in the West. A few b/w photos & maps, bibliography and index.
VG/VG. An unsold copy with minor bruising to corners. # E0651. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McQueen, Clyde.   BLACK CHURCHES IN TEXAS: A GUIDE TO HISTORIC CONGREGATIONS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2000. 1st ed. 253 pages. Paperback. 0890969418 0-89096-941-8. Design/production office file copy with their stamp on top edge. Index, bibliography, endnotes, b/w photos of many of the churches with their histories.
Near Fine/Wraps. Fine save for stamp on top edge. # E0704. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Moneyhon, Carl H.   TEXAS AFTER THE CIVIL WAR: THE STRUGGLE OF RECONSTRUCTION  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2004. 1st ed. 237 pages. Hardcover. 1585443611 1-58544-361-1. Examines the character of violence in the state, as well as the social and economic forces thet shaped the response to Reconstruction.
Near Fine/Fine. Small publisher's production/design copy on top edge, else like new. # E1041. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Morrow, Kathryn Black.   DEFENDER OF AMERICA'S GULF COAST: A HISTORY OF ELLINGTON FIELD, TEXAS 1917-2007 (SIGNED)  
Houston: Morrow House Publishing, 2007. 1st ed. 172 pages. Hardcover. 0979687004 0-9796870-0-4. Excellent history of Houston's Army Air Base, Ellington Field, from its beginnings in World War I to the present day. Much on women pilots, as Ellington trained the first female pilots for the WFTD, WASPS and WACS as well as NASA's astronauts. B/w photos throughout, notes, bibliography and indices. The author's father was Commander of the 158th Air Force Reserve Aircraft Control & Warning Group at Ellington in the 1950s.
New/New. New copies SIGNED by the author, a friend of our store. # 28355. $42.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Robinson, Lewis G.   THE MAKING OF A MAN: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY (SIGNED)  
Cleveland: Greer & Sons, 1972. Reprint. 213 pages. Hardcover. Autobiography of noted Cleveland civil rights activist and freedom fighter, Lew Green Robinson, who was a founder of J.F.K. House (Jomo Freedom Kenyatta) and Freedom Fighters of Cleveland. B/w photos. This copy INSCRIBED & SIGNED on the front free endpaper by Mr. Robinson. Second printing. A nice piece of civil rights history.
Near Fine/Good+. Book is Fine, dustjacket has edgewear and a few short (1/4 inch or less) tears. # B9454. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Simond, Ada DeBlanc.   LET'S PRETEND: MAE DEE AND HER FAMILY GO TO TOWN  
Austin: Stevenson Press, 1977. Reprint. 63 pages. Paperback. 0894820028 0-89482-002-8. Stories of Negro family life in Austin at the turn of the century. The first in a series of stories for the Delta Black Heritage Program. B/w historical photos and drawings by Sarochin Shannon. Red card cover with bright gilt title and drawing.
New/Wraps. An old price sticker inside front cover. New from our archives. # B7380. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Singletary, Otis A.   NEGRO MILITIA AND RECONSTRUCTION  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1957. Reprint. 181 pages. Paperback. Early paperback printing. B/w illustrations and period political cartoons. Notes, extensive bibliography, indexed.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Minimal rubbing spine tips. # B1916. $13.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Smith, Errol.   37 MORE THINGS EVERY BLACK MAN (AND WOMAN) NEEDS TO KNOW (SIGNED)  
Valencia, CA: St.Clair Rene Publishing, 1994. 1st ed. 124 pages. Paperback. 0962557846 0-9625578-4-6. Inscribed to "John, Enjoy the book, Enjoy life!" dated 9/30/94, and signed by the author.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, without wear. # E0391. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Taft, William Howard.   THE SOUTH AND THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT  
New York: N.C. Society of New York, 1908. 1st ed. 16 pages. Paperback. Text of speech given when Taft was President-elect. Introduction by Andrew Carnegie, and text of address by Walter Page introducing Taft. The occassion was a dinner of the North Carolina Society of New York at the Hotel Astor, December 7, 1908.
VG/Wraps. No marks or tears. Back cover and lower quarter inch of front cover are tanned. # B9059. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Temple-Raston, Dina.   A DEATH IN TEXAS: A STORY OF RACE, MRDER, AND A SMALL TOWN'S STRUGGLE FOR REDEMPTION  
New York: Henry Holt & Co., 2002. 1st ed. 316 pages. Hardcover. 0805066527 0-8050-6652-7. Study of the hate crime death of a Black man, James Byrd, in Jasper, Texas and the effects of it on that community and the nation. B/w photos.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Remainder mark on top edge, else Fine. # B7568. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
White, Walter.   A RISING WIND  
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1945. Reprint. 155 pages. Hardcover. White, the NAACP's Executive Director and the son of parents both born into slavery, reports on the Negro's status in WW II after a trip through the European theater of war. He was instrumental in helping desegregate the Army during Truman's administration. Red cloth with army laurel decoration. Bright red dustjacket with War Bonds ad on back. A nice piece of Black history.
Near Fine/Good+. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dustjacket is rubbed on corners, spine ends and edges. # B8768. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
White, Edgar.   UNDERGROUND: FOUR PLAYS  
New York: William Morrow, 1970. 1st ed. 245 pages. Hardcover. The noted Black Arts playwright White presents four plays: The Burghers of Calais; Fun in Lethe (or the Feast of Misrule); The Mummer's Play; The Wonderfull Yeare. White is known for his experimental and cultural takes on the Black experience in the West Indies, Britain and America.
VG/VG. Dustjacket has slight surface rubbing. Light foxing to edges, otherwise a tight, unmarked copy. # B9455. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  

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