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Image for Lo! Here the Gentle Lark: An Inspirational Story of Ellabelle Davis' Journey from Seamtress to Songstress

Lo! Here the Gentle Lark: An Inspirational Story of Ellabelle Davis' Journey from Seamtress to Songstress

By: Allen, Karen S

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kalena East-West Press: 2016

Seller ID: 027047

ISBN: 0977712710

Condition: As New


New Rochelle New York Historian writiing a documentary and narrative history of Black / African-American opera singer (1907-1960). Brand new condition. Very slight shelf-wear. 286 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: African-American Studies; ISBN/EAN: 9780977712717. Inventory No: 027047. Paperback View more info

Digging the Africanist Presence in American Performance: Dance and Other Contexts

By: Gottschild, Brenda Dixon

Price: $25.10

Publisher: Praeger: 1998

Seller ID: 029356

ISBN: 027596373X

Condition: Very Good Condition


224 pages. Text unmarked. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Some reading-wear and bumping to corners. Different / earlier cover than pictured on Amazon. This ground-breaking work brings dance into current discussions of the African presence in American culture. Dixon Gottschild argues that the Africanist aesthetic has been invisibilized by the pervasive force of racism. This book provides evidence to correct and balance the record, investigating the Africanist presence as a conditioning factor in shaping American performance, onstage and in everyday life. She examines the Africa... View more info

Forgotten Bones: Uncovering a Slave Cemetery

By: Huey, Lois Miner

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn., Millbrook: 2016

Seller ID: 027272

ISBN: 1467733938

Condition: New Book


Brand new condition. Size: 8.5" x 10.25". 49 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: African-American Studies; 19th century; ISBN: 1467733938. ISBN/EAN: 9781467733939. Inventory No: 027272. Hardcover View more info

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Eva's Man

By: Jones, Gayl

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Random House: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027498

ISBN: 0394499344

Condition: Very Good Condition


Jacket bright showing some small (closed) nicks to edges. Book solid and unmarked showing slight age and reading-wear. Jacket in new Brodart protector. Second Printing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: African-American Studies; ISBN: 0394499344. Inventory No: 027498. Hardcover View more info

What They Never Told You in History Class

By: Kush, Indus Khamit

Price: $11.97

Publisher: Luxorr Publications: 1983

Seller ID: 028460

ISBN: 1883080088

Condition: Very Good Condition


325 pages. Text unmarked . Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Some age-toning to page edges. Some reading-wear and bumping to corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: African-American Studies; ISBN: 1883080088. Inventory No: 028460. Paperback View more info

God's Long Summer

By: Marsh, Charles

Price: $7.29

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 027987

ISBN: 0691029407

Condition: Very Good Condition


No apparent marking in text. Used stickers on spine and back cover. Some reading-wear. Book solid. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: African-American Studies; ISBN: 0691029407. Inventory No: 027987. Paperback View more info

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Mary Eliza Mahoney, 1845-1926 : America's First Black Professional Nurse, a Historical Perspective

By: Miller, Helen S.

Price: $33.98

Publisher: Wright Pub Co: 1986

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 027900

ISBN: 0935087133


SIGNED and inscribed by author (text otherwise unmarked). Gentle reading and shelf-wear. 175 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 pounds. Category: African-American Studies; Signed by Author. ISBN: 0935087133. Inventory No: 027900. Hardcover View more info

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The Street

By: Petry, Ann

Price: $25.00

Publisher: World Publishing Company: 1947

Seller ID: 025532

Condition: Good Condition


Forum Books Edition. Second Printing Thus. Attractive pictorial light blue boards. Some foxing/speckling to spine and outer pages. Some bumping and small fraying to edges. Binding square and solid. 436 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: African-American Studies; Inventory No: 025532. Hardcover View more info

On the Real Side: A History of African American Comedy

By: Watkins, Mel

Price: $16.55

Publisher: Lawrence Hill Books: 1999

Seller ID: 029357

ISBN: 1556523513

Condition: Good Condition


672 pages. Text contains neat ink underlining on a handful of pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Some reading-wear and bumping to corners. This comprehensive history of black humor sets it in the context of American popular culture. Blackface minstrelsy, Stepin Fetchit, and the Amos 'n' Andy show presented a distorted picture of African Americans; this book contrasts this image with the authentic underground humor of African Americans found in folktales, race records, and all-black shows and films. After generations of stereotypes, the underground humor finally emerged bef... View more info