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By Henry Louis Gates (editor)

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9780143106708 | Penguin Classics, July 31, 2012, cover price $16.00

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Product Description: Less than three months before he was assassinated, Malcolm X spoke at the Oxford Union―the most prestigious student debating organization in the United Kingdom. The Oxford Union regularly welcomed heads of state and stars of screen and served as the training ground for the politically ambitious offspring of Britain’s "better classes...read more
By Henry Louis Gates (foreword by) and Stephen Tuck

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9780520279339 | Univ of California Pr, November 20, 2014, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Less than three months before he was assassinated, Malcolm X spoke at the Oxford Union―the most prestigious student debating organization in the United Kingdom.

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Four former slaves describe their experiences in captivity and portray the harsh conditions faced by the slaves in everyday life

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9780451532138 | Reissue edition (Signet Classic, January 3, 2012), cover price $7.95 | also contains The Classic Slave Narratives
9780451627261 | Reissue edition (New Amer Library, September 1, 1987), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Four former slaves describe their experiences in captivity and portray the harsh conditions faced by the slaves in everyday life
9780451625649 | Signet Classic, September 1, 1987, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Four former slaves describe their experiences in captivity and portray the harsh conditions faced by the slaves in everyday life

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9780606240161 | Demco Media, September 1, 2002, cover price $15.60 | also contains The Classic Slave Narratives

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9781417739172, titled "Classic Slave Narratives" | Turtleback Books, January 1, 2002, cover price $18.45 | also contains The Classic Slave Narratives

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Product Description: “A deeply soulful novel that comprehends love and cruelty, and separates the big people from the small of heart, without ever losing sympathy for those unfortunates who don’t know how to live properly.” —Zadie SmithOne of the most important and enduring books of the twentieth century, Their Eyes Were Watching God brings to life a Southern love story with the wit and pathos found only in the writing of Zora Neale Hurston...read more
By Henry Louis Gates (other contributor)

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9781439568613 | Reissue edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: “A deeply soulful novel that comprehends love and cruelty, and separates the big people from the small of heart, without ever losing sympathy for those unfortunates who don’t know how to live properly.

Product Description: Wole Soyinka is one of today's most admired and respected African playwrights. He commands a worldwide audience, was elected as a foreign honorary member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, and in 1986 won the Nobel Prize for Literature...read more
By Henry Louis Gates (editor)

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9780195033496 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 30, 1899, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Wole Soyinka is one of today's most admired and respected African playwrights.

Product Description: Kidnapped at the age of 11 from his home in Benin, Africa, Olaudah Equiano spent the next 11 years as a slave in England, the U.S., and the West Indies, until he was able to buy his freedom. His autobiography, published in 1789, was a bestseller in its own time...read more
By Henry Louis Gates (introduced by)

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9781439518687 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, August 11, 2008), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Kidnapped at the age of 11 from his home in Benin, Africa, Olaudah Equiano spent the next 11 years as a slave in England, the U.

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Product Description: Almost one-hundred years ago, W.E.B. Du Bois proposed the notion of the "talented tenth," an African American elite that would serve as leaders and models for the larger black community. In this unprecedented collaboration, Henry Louis Gates, Jr...read more

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9780679444053 | 1 edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, March 1, 1996), cover price $21.00 | About this edition: Draws on the ideas of W.

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9780679763789 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, January 1, 1997), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Draws on the ideas of W.

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9781439505120 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Almost one-hundred years ago, W.

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Product Description: The Companion Volume to the PBS Television SeriesWonders of the African World is an exuberant, visually stunning journey across Africa and through the history of its glorious but forgotten civilizations.Traveling by camel, by dhow, by Land Cruiser, and on foot, the renowned scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr...read more

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9780375402357 | 1 edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 1, 1999), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Offers an illustrated journey through the history and contributions of Africa's lost civilizations, from the ancient pyramids of Nubia to the ruins of Ethiopia's Christian kingdom to the great library and university of Timbuktu.

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9780375709487 | Reprint edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 1, 2001), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Offers an illustrated journey through the history and contributions of Africa's lost civilizations, from the ancient pyramids of Nubia to the ruins of Ethiopia's Christian kingdom to the great library and university of Timbuktu.

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9781435295148 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 5, 2008), cover price $33.95 | About this edition: The Companion Volume to the PBS Television SeriesWonders of the African World is an exuberant, visually stunning journey across Africa and through the history of its glorious but forgotten civilizations.

Examines four different elements of the African American experience as well as the legacy of the Civil Rights movement, in a collection of essays based on interviews with Colin Powell, Morgan Freeman, Vernon Jordan, and other notables.

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9780446532730 | Grand Central Pub, January 1, 2004, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Examines four different elements of the African American experience as well as the legacy of the Civil Rights movement, in a collection of essays based on interviews with Colin Powell, Morgan Freeman, Vernon Jordan, and other notables.

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9780446693905 | Reprint edition (Grand Central Pub, January 1, 2005), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Examines four different elements of the African American experience as well as the legacy of the Civil Rights movement, in a collection of essays based on interviews with Colin Powell, Morgan Freeman, Vernon Jordan, and other notables.

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9780446533904 | Grand Central Pub, October 15, 2007, cover price $11.99

A collection of essays on 'whiteness' and racial identity by Cornel West, Jamaica Kincaid, bell hooks, Hilton Als, Adolph Reed, Darius James, Kai Rrieze, and others explores the racial divide in America. Original.

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9781932360899 | Soft Skull Pr, July 16, 2007, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A collection of essays on 'whiteness' and racial identity by Cornel West, Jamaica Kincaid, bell hooks, Hilton Als, Adolph Reed, Darius James, Kai Rrieze, and others explores the racial divide in America.

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Presents all twenty-two works published during Du Bois's long career, with each volume containing the introduction to Du Bois's life and works by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., as well as a scholarly introduction to the individual work.
By Henry Louis Gates (editor)

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9780195311808 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, March 15, 2007, cover price $895.00 | About this edition: Presents all twenty-two works published during Du Bois's long career, with each volume containing the introduction to Du Bois's life and works by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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A guide for recovering one's family heritage through revealing Oprah Winfrey's roots, and teaches that who we are is startlingly influenced by the paths of our ancestors.

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9780307382382 | 1 edition (Crown Pub, January 23, 2007), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A guide for recovering one's family heritage through revealing Oprah Winfrey's roots, and teaches that who we are is startlingly influenced by the paths of our ancestors.

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Traces the controversial life story of the Black Panther information minister through a series of essays, short stories, letters, interviews, and poems, charting his quiet childhood, prison-marked youth, emergence as a Black Panther leader, seven-year exile, and religious and political conversion following his return to the U.S. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.
By Cecil Brown (other contributor), Eldridge Cleaver, Kathleen Cleaver (editor) and Henry Louis Gates (foreword by)

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9781403976574 | Reprint edition (Griffin, January 9, 2007), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Traces the controversial life story of the Black Panther information minister through a series of essays, short stories, letters, interviews, and poems, charting his quiet childhood, prison-marked youth, emergence as a Black Panther leader, seven-year exile, and religious and political conversion following his return to the U.

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Product Description: Widely considered the first African-American novelist, William Wells Brown's (ca. 1814-1884) 1853 novel, Clotel, or the President's Daughter, chronicled the fate of the daughter of Thomas Jefferson and his black housekeeper. Yet, in his own day, Brown was perhaps more important as a rousing orator, scholar, and cultural critic...read more
By William Wells Brown, Paula Garrett (editor), Henry Louis Gates (foreword by) and Hollis Robbins (editor)

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9780195309638 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 21, 2006, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Widely considered the first African-American novelist, William Wells Brown's (ca.

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Product Description: The first African American to receive a medical degree, this invaluable collection brings together the writings of James McCune Smith, one of the foremost intellectuals in antebellum America. The Selected Writings of James McCune Smith is one of the first anthologies featuring the works of this illustrious scholar...read more

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9780195309614 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, January 15, 2007, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: The first African American to receive a medical degree, this invaluable collection brings together the writings of James McCune Smith, one of the foremost intellectuals in antebellum America.

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Product Description: The first professional classicist of African American descent, William Sanders Scarborough rose from slavery to become president of Wilberforce University in Ohio. Excelling at Latin and Greek, he crossed the color line both socially and intellectually with his entry into a field of study commonly seen as elitist and dominated by white men...read more
By Henry Louis Gates (foreword by) and Michele Valerie Ronnick (editor)

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9780195309621 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, November 20, 2006, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: The first professional classicist of African American descent, William Sanders Scarborough rose from slavery to become president of Wilberforce University in Ohio.

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Product Description: This new issue of the award-winning journal on black and multicultural studies spotlights the first published excerpt from Tambu’s Choice, Tsitsi Dangarembga's first novel since her 1989 Commonwealth Prize-winning Nervous Conditions...read more

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9781933368757 | Soft Skull Pr, November 6, 2006, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: This new issue of the award-winning journal on black and multicultural studies spotlights the first published excerpt from Tambu’s Choice, Tsitsi Dangarembga's first novel since her 1989 Commonwealth Prize-winning Nervous Conditions.
9781932360387 | Soft Skull Pr, November 18, 2005, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: While other magazines routinely send writers around the world, Transition invites the world to write back.

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An interpretation of the American classic refutes statements about the work's dehumanizing qualities as cited by James Baldwin in 1955, explaining how it served to raise period awareness about slavery and abolitionism and continues to provide insight into modern race relations and other social issues. 30,000 first printing.

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9780393059465 | 1 edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, November 1, 2006), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: An interpretation of the American classic refutes statements about the work's dehumanizing qualities as cited by James Baldwin in 1955, explaining how it served to raise period awareness about slavery and abolitionism and continues to provide insight into modern race relations and other social issues.

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