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A DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF THE NEGRO PEOPLE IN THE UNITED STATES

By: Aptheker, Herbert; Edited by & Preface by W.E.B. Du Bois

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Citadel Press: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H10252


[xviii], 942p. Signed by editor on front endpaper. Cover corners and top and bottom of spine bumped and worn. Traces African American history from 1661 to 1910 by an important communist scholar. [Seidman; A236] (8-5/8"x5-3/4") View more info

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THE FRIGHTENED GIANT: MY UNFINISHED AFFAIR WITH AMERICA

By: Belfrage, Cedric

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd.: 1957

Edition: (First Edition)

Seller ID: H7716


235p. Cover edges scraped especially at corners, jacket has large chips to top of spine and smaller chips to corners with a 2" tear on top back edge with a few smaller tears. The British, and long-time U.S. resident film critic and spy who recounts "his jail experiences, his defiance of Senator Joseph McCarthy, and his work with the 'National Guardian'" while battling his deportation. [Seidman; B122] Jacket design by Vicky. (8-3/4"x5-3/4") View more info

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THE HISTORY OF FORT MELLON AND THE SECOND SEMINOLE INDIAN WAR, SANFORD, FLORIDA: INCLUDING: FORT READ, FORT LANE, FORT KINGSBURY (SANFORD HISTORICAL SERIES, #7)

By: Best, Christine Kinlaw; Researched and Written by

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Sanford, Florida, Sanford Historical Society: 2003

Seller ID: P6858


44p. Wrap corners slightly worn. Includes bibliography. B&w illustrations and photographs. (11"x8-1/2") View more info

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NOTEBOOK OF AN AGITATOR

By: Cannon, James P.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Pioneer Publishers: 1958

Seller ID: P5455


362p. Former owner's name on first page, cover corners creased and worn with a tear on front cover fore edge and spine paper at top and bottom torn and soiled, binding brittle. Contains "articles and speeches over a period of three decades by one of the founders and earl leaders of American communism, and then of American Trotskyism." [Seidman; C56] (8-3/8"x5-1/4") View more info

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AS WE GO MARCHING

By: Flynn, John T.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday, Doran & Co.: 1944

Edition: First Edition, Stated

Seller ID: H7333


viii, 272p. Cover edges and spine lightly sunned, rubbed jacket has chips, creases and tears to edges with scraped on folds. Scarce title by America First Committee founder Flynn. Includes bibliography. (8-1/4"x5-3/4") View more info

THE LETTERS OF SACCO AND VANZETTI

By: Frankfurter, Marion Denman & Gardner Jackson; Edited by

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1928

Edition: (1st Edition)

Seller ID: H11440


[xvi], 414p. Pages foxed, front endpaper has erased pencil indentations from previous owner begging for the book to be returned, cover corners bumped and worn with label on spine sunned. 4 leaves of b&w plates and frontispiece. (8-1/4"x5-1/2") View more info

Encyclopedia of Local History (American Association for State & Local History Book Series)

By: Kammen, Carol and Norma Prendergast; Edited By

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Walnut Creek, California, AltaMira Press: 2000

Edition: (First Edition)

Seller ID: H7229


xvi, 539p. Cover and jacket corners bumped. (9-3/8"x6-1/8") View more info

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JOHN HANSON OF MULBERRY GROVE

By: Kremer, J. Bruce

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Albert & Charles Boni: 1938

Edition: (First Edition)

Seller ID: H7296


188p. Page edges have light brown acid discoloration, cover cloth faded on top and bottom of spine with corners bumped, price clipped jacket spine sunned, jacket has chips to edges especially at corners with creases on front and back and a large chip on bottom of spine. Biography of a citizen of Maryland who was the president of the Continental Congress. Includes bibliography. B&w frontispiece and 15 plates. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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TRENDS IN AMERICAN CAPITALISM: PROFITS AND LIVING STANDARDS

By: Labor Research Association

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, International Publishers: 1948

Edition: (1st Edition)

Seller ID: H10291


128p. Black spot on back cover, top of spine soiled, bottom of jacket spine missing and chips and small tears to edges. "A basic analysis of the movement of profits, capital formation, productivity, wages, standard of living, and surplus value in the United States." (8-1/4"x5-3/4") View more info

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GUIDE TO THE MANUSCRIPT MATERIALS RELATING TO AMERICAN HISTORY IN THE GERMAN STATE ARCHIVES

By: Learned, Marion Dexter

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Kraus Reprint Corp.: 1965

Seller ID: P5975


[viii], 352p. Top front cover creased. Originally published by the Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication no. 150. (9"x6") View more info

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A CHILD'S HISTORY OF AMERICA

By: McGrath, Edward J.; Created & Directed by & Edited by Bob Krauss

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: [1975]

Seller ID: H10754


Unpaginated (approx. 92p.) Jacket edges lightly worn. An Island Heritage Book. Color illustrations. (10-1/4"x9-1/2") View more info

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WITCH HUNT: THE REVIVAL OF HERESY

By: McWilliams, Carey

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1950

Edition: First Edition, Stated

Seller ID: H10983


[xiv], 361p. Former owner's name of front pastedown, cover corners bumped, jacket discolored with creased tears to edges and chips to corners. A contemporary view of post World War II anticommunism. [Seidman; M220] (8-1/4"x5-3/4") View more info

A DANGEROUS PLACE

By: Moynihan, Daniel Patrick with Suzanne Weaver

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1978

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11199


[xiv], 297p. Rubbed jacket has scrapes to edges. An Atlantic Monthly Press Book. (9-1/2"x6-3/8") View more info

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The Sword and the Dollar: Imperialism, Revolution, and the Arms Race

By: Parenti, Michael

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1989

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H8997


210p. Signed by author on front endpaper. Jacket has light edge wear. Includes selected bibliography. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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BURSTING BONDS: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A "NEW NEGRO" (BLACKS IN THE DIASPORA)

By: Pickens, William; Edited by William L. Andrews

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana, Indiana University Press: 1991

Seller ID: H11699


[xxxiv], 76p. Pickens's second autobiography where he considers the race-related attacks on African Americans in the first part of the 20th century. This book marks a transition from previous works that approached the topic in a deferential tone to those that took a confrontational look at race relations in the United States. Enlarged edition: The Heir of Slaves. B&w photo frontispiece. (8-1/2'x5-3/4") View more info