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Walden and Resistance to Civil Government: Authoritative Texts, Thoreau's Journal, Reviews and Essays in Criticism
Walden and Resistance to Civil Government
Authoritative Texts, Thoreau's Journal, Reviews and Essays in Criticism
Paperback      ISBN: 0393959058
The classic chronicle of a communion with nature at Walden Pond offers a message of living simply and in harmony with nature, and Thoreau champions the belief that people of conscience are at liberty to follow their own opinions.
Jelly's Last Jam
Jelly's Last Jam
Paperback      ISBN: 1559360690
Dramatizes the life of Jelly Roll Morton, pianist, composer, and self-proclaimed inventor of jazz
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Paperback      ISBN: 0385007051
The personal account of a fugitive slave's privation and sufferings and his campaigns for Negro emancipation
African Silences
African Silences
Paperback      ISBN: 0679731024
Examines the harsh political and economic realities that are ravaging Africa and its inhabitants, offering studies of the rare animals faced with extinction and the individuals working to preserve wild Africa
Growing Up Black: From Slave Days to the Present-25 African-Americans Reveal the Trials and Triumphs of Their Childhoods
Growing Up Black
From Slave Days to the Present-25 African-Americans Reveal the Trials and Triumphs of Their Childhoods
Paperback      ISBN: 0380766329
A classic work on the African-American experience is revised for the nineties with essays reflecting the concerns of black children from the last three decades and commentary from today's sports stars, politicians, and inner-city gang members. Original.
Crossing the Danger Water: Three Hundred Years of African-American Writing
Crossing the Danger Water
Three Hundred Years of African-American Writing
Paperback      ISBN: 0385422431
A chronological history of African-American life and thought represents a broad written and oral tradition and includes evidence of an African presence in America predating Columbus
Stony the Road We Trod: African American Biblical Interpretation
Stony the Road We Trod
African American Biblical Interpretation
Paperback      ISBN: 0800625013
The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man
The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man
Paperback      ISBN: 048628512x
African-American writer's pioneering novel parallels his own life, probes the psychological aspects of "passing for white," and examines the American caste and class system. Major contribution to American literature.
Behind the Scenes: Or, Thirty Years a Slave, and Four Years in the White House
Behind the Scenes
Or, Thirty Years a Slave, and Four Years in the White House
Paperback      ISBN: 0195060849
A seamstress and friend of Mrs. Abraham Lincoln describes her days as a slave and her memories of the martyred President and his First Lady
Booker T. Washington: The Wizard of Tuskegee, 1901-1915
Booker T. Washington
The Wizard of Tuskegee, 1901-1915
Paperback      ISBN: 0195042298
A chronicle of Washington's last fifteen years reviews his accomplishments and explains how he gained strong political influence