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Product Description: The invasion of the future has begun.Literary legends including Steven Millhauser, Junot Diáz, Amiri Baraka, and Katharine Dunn have attacked the borders of the every day. Like time traveling mad-scientists, they have concocted outrageous creations from the future...read more

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9781616962104 | Tachyon Pubns, July 12, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The invasion of the future has begun.

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Product Description: "We owe profound thanks to Akashic Books for reissuing this important collection of Amiri Baraka's short stories. Baraka was, without question, the central figure of the Black Arts Movement, and was the most important theorist of that movement's expression of the 'Black Aesthetic,' which took hold of the African American cultural imagination in earnest in the late sixties...read more

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9781617753954 | Akashic Books, February 16, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: "We owe profound thanks to Akashic Books for reissuing this important collection of Amiri Baraka's short stories.

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Product Description: A daughter of the poets Hettie Jones and Amiri Baraka, Kellie Jones grew up immersed in a world of artists, musicians, and writers in Manhattan’s East Village and absorbed in black nationalist ideas about art, politics, and social justice across the river in Newark...read more
By Imamu Amiri Baraka (contributor), Hettie Jones (contributor), Kellie Jones, Lisa Jones (contributor) and Guthrie P. Ramsey, Jr. (contributor)

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9780822348610 | Duke Univ Pr, May 27, 2011, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: A daughter of the poets Hettie Jones and Amiri Baraka, Kellie Jones grew up immersed in a world of artists, musicians, and writers in Manhattan’s East Village and absorbed in black nationalist ideas about art, politics, and social justice across the river in Newark.

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9780822348733 | Duke Univ Pr, May 27, 2011, cover price $29.95

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Product Description: Intended to cut clean through the oppression imposed upon the mainstream by society's ""intellectual superstructure,"" this collection of revolutionary essays by literary and cultural legend Amiri Baraka raises numerous issues concerning contemporary African American life...read more

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9780883783009 | Third World Pr, April 30, 2011, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Intended to cut clean through the oppression imposed upon the mainstream by society's ""intellectual superstructure,"" this collection of revolutionary essays by literary and cultural legend Amiri Baraka raises numerous issues concerning contemporary African American life.

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Product Description: Understanding Human Communication, Seventh Edition, by Ronald B. Adler and George Rodman presents a comprehensive, useful introduction to the academic study of communication that strikes a balance between the needs of instructors and students...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780155073098, titled "Understanding Human Communication" | Harcourt College Pub, July 1, 1999, cover price $31.95 | also contains Understanding Human Communication | About this edition: Understanding Human Communication, Seventh Edition, by Ronald B.

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Product Description: Literary Nonfiction. Poetry History & Criticism. Poetics. African & African American Studies. LGBT Studies. Featuring Amiri Baraka, Edward Dorn, Kenneth Koch, Frank O'Hara, Philip Whalen, Robert Creeley, and Muriel Rukeyser. Edited by Claudia Moreno Pisano, Josh Schneiderman, Stefania Heim, Brian Unger, and General Editor Ammiel Alcalay...read more

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9780988894501 | Pck edition (Center for the Humanities, April 1, 2010), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Literary Nonfiction.

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Product Description: The defining work of the Black Arts Movement, Black Fire is at once a rich anthology and an extraordinary source document. Nearly 200 selections, including poetry, essays, short stories, and plays, from over 75 cultural critics, writers, and political leaders, capture the social and cultural turmoil of the 1960s...read more
By Imamu Amiri Baraka (editor)

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9780688219840 | William Morrow & Co, June 1, 1968, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Seventy Negro authors of the Black Power generation express their frustrations and feelings in this collection of poetry, fiction and drama

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9781574780390 | Black Classic Pr, April 5, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The defining work of the Black Arts Movement, Black Fire is at once a rich anthology and an extraordinary source document.

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Product Description: Controversial literary legend Amiri Baraka's new short story collection will shock and awe.

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9781933354125 | Akashic Books, December 1, 2006, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Controversial literary legend Amiri Baraka's new short story collection will shock and awe.

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Poetry. African American Studies. "The publication of Amiri Baraka's SOMEBODY BLEW UP AMERICA & OTHER POEMS makes one more mark in the development in modern Black radical & revolutionary cultural reconstruction... Readers of course will want as quick as possible to read for them-self the now controversial title poem..., but check-out, among the others, "In Town"--pure-pure dark post-Plantation molasses..."--Kamau Brathwaite.

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9780988825284, titled "Somebody Blew Up America & Other Poems" | Reissue edition (House of Nehesi, April 9, 2014), cover price $20.00
9780913441916, titled "Somebody Blew Up America & Other Poems" | Reprint edition (House of Nehesi, December 1, 2007), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Poetry.
9780913441794 | House of Nehesi, December 1, 2007, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A new collection of poems.
9780913441725 | 2 edition (House of Nehesi, December 1, 2004), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Poetry.
9780913441619 | House of Nehesi, December 1, 2003, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A new collection of poems.

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Product Description: In the grand, narrative tradition of Gwendolyn Brooks and Edward Sanders, this riveting collection of poetic plays and photo-documentary poems exposes the human cost of corporate greed and gives voice to the growing crisis faced in communities across America...read more

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9781566891639 | Coffee House Pr, October 15, 2004, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In the grand, narrative tradition of Gwendolyn Brooks and Edward Sanders, this riveting collection of poetic plays and photo-documentary poems exposes the human cost of corporate greed and gives voice to the growing crisis faced in communities across America.

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Product Description: Poetry. African American. In this latest chapbook from one of the 20th century's most vital and revolutionary authors, poems are set visually on canvas-like pages, blurring the line between visual and poetic art. "Whether it's politics, music, literature, or the origins of language, there is always a historical and time/place/condition reference that will always try to explain why I was saying both how and for what"--Amiri Baraka...read more

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9780918408365 | Reed Cannon & Johnson Pub, July 31, 2004, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Offers a case for reparations, arguing that the fight for reparations is part of a larger struggle for full citizenship and equal rights for African Americans.

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9780913441923, titled "The Essence of Reparations" | Bklt rev edition (House of Nehesi, June 1, 2007), cover price $15.00
9780913441602 | House of Nehesi, December 1, 2003, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Offers a case for reparations, arguing that the fight for reparations is part of a larger struggle for full citizenship and equal rights for African Americans.

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Product Description: Poetry. African-American studies. Reprint. For 200 years, the eulogy has been a vital, though rarely studied, form of African-American expression. Here Baraka gathers in a volume the eulogies he has spoken and written, in poetry and prose, over the last 30 years...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781568860077 | Marsilio Pub, October 1, 1996, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: A collection, culled from the past thirty years, of prose and oratory celebrates such figures as James Baldwin, Miles Davis, Kimako Baraka, Dizzy Gillespie, and Toni Cade Bambara

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9781568861029 | Agincourt Pr, November 1, 2002, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Poetry.
9781568860701 | Marsilio Pub, May 1, 2001, cover price $14.95

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Product Description: Including 6 Persons, a previously unpublished novel; The System of Dante's Hell; and Tales, this collection also features four uncollected short stories. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781556523465 | Chicago Review Pr, January 1, 2000, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Including 6 Persons, a previously unpublished novel; The System of Dante's Hell; and Tales, this collection also features four uncollected short stories.

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9781556523533, titled "The Fiction of Leroi Jones/Amiri Baraka" | Chicago Review Pr, January 1, 2000, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Including 6 Persons, a previously unpublished novel; The System of Dante's Hell; and Tales, this collection also features four uncollected short stories.

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Product Description: Amiri Baraka - dramatist, poet, essayist, orator, and fiction writer - is one of the preeminent African-American literary figures of our time. The Leroi Jones/Amiri Baraka Reader provides the most comprehensive selection of Baraka's work to date, spanning almost 40 years of a brilliant, prolific, and controversial career, in which he has produced more than 12 books of poetry, 26 plays, eight collections of essays and speeches, and two books of fiction...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781560252382 | 2 sub edition (Basic Books, November 21, 1999), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Amiri Baraka - dramatist, poet, essayist, orator, and fiction writer - is one of the preeminent African-American literary figures of our time.

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Product Description: The long-awaited reissue of the sequel to Amiri Baraka's seminal work, Blues People.

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9780313225185 | Greenwood Pub Group, June 1, 1980, cover price $51.95 | About this edition: In the essay “Jazz and the White Critic” LeRoi Jones observes: “Most jazz critics have been white Americans, but most important jazz musicians have not been.

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9781933354934 | Reissue edition (Akashic Books, January 1, 2010), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The long-awaited reissue of the sequel to Amiri Baraka's seminal work, Blues People.
9780306808142 | Da Capo Pr, March 21, 1998, cover price $16.50 | About this edition: Discusses modern jazz movements and musicians, including Ornette Coleman, John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, Cecil Taylor, Eric Dolphy, Archie Shepp, and Sun-Ra
9780688243449 | William Morrow & Co, June 1, 1980, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Essays and critical reviews by the contemporary poet and playwright focus upon the lives, styles, and performances of black jazz musicians

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The author, poet, playwright, and composer documents the racial politics of America between 1960 and 1965 in a collection of essays on urban life, boxing, Black sexuality, Harlem, and the Cuban revolution

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9781933354675 | Akashic Books, January 1, 2009, cover price $15.95
9780880015721 | 1 edition (Ecco Pr, February 1, 1998), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: The author, poet, playwright, and composer documents the racial politics of America between 1960 and 1965 in a collection of essays on urban life, boxing, Black sexuality, Harlem, and the Cuban revolution

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Product Description: Book by Cesaire, Aime
By Imamu Amiri Baraka (introduced by), Aime Cesaire, Clayton Eshleman (trans) and Annette Smith (trans)

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9781568860466 | Marsilio Pub, December 1, 1997, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Book by Cesaire, Aime

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Product Description: These four one-act plays deal with the African-American experience of today. Their central elements are love and hatred echoed in violently explosive words, actions, thoughts and metaphor. The sum total of three hundred years of contained fury, they are powerful statements about the real meaning of white oppression of black people...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780714530055 | Marion Boyars, June 1, 1997, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: These four one-act plays deal with the African-American experience of today.

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