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Product Description: The imaginative literature of African and Afro-American authors writing in Western languages has long been seen as standing outside the Western literary canon. In fact, however, black literature not only has a complex formal relation to that canon, but tends to revise and reflect Western rhetorical strategies even more than it echoes black vernacular literary forms...read more
By Henry Louis Gates (editor)

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9781138683785 | Routledge, August 5, 2016, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: The imaginative literature of African and Afro-American authors writing in Western languages has long been seen as standing outside the Western literary canon.

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Product Description: A new collection of the seminal writings and speeches of a legendary writer, orator, and civil rights leader   This compact volume offers a full course on the remarkable, diverse career of Frederick Douglass, letting us hear once more a necessary historical figure whose guiding voice is needed now as urgently as ever...read more

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9780143106814 | Penguin Classics, September 27, 2016, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: A new collection of the seminal writings and speeches of a legendary writer, orator, and civil rights leader   This compact volume offers a full course on the remarkable, diverse career of Frederick Douglass, letting us hear once more a necessary historical figure whose guiding voice is needed now as urgently as ever.

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Product Description: The Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography is a major biographical reference work covering the lives and legacies of notable Afro-descendants from the Caribbean and Latin American, men and women from all eras and walks of life...read more
By Henry Louis Gates (editor)

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9780199935796 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 1, 2016, cover price $1195.00 | About this edition: The Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography is a major biographical reference work covering the lives and legacies of notable Afro-descendants from the Caribbean and Latin American, men and women from all eras and walks of life.

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Product Description: Now the major motion picture that won the 2014 Academy Award for Best Picture, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, and Lupita Nyong’o, and directed by Steve McQueen Perhaps the best written of all the slave narratives, Twelve Years a Slave is a harrowing memoir about one of the darkest periods in American history...read more
By Henry Louis Gates (editor)

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9780143106708 | Penguin Classics, July 31, 2012, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Now the major motion picture that won the 2014 Academy Award for Best Picture, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, and Lupita Nyong’o, and directed by Steve McQueen Perhaps the best written of all the slave narratives, Twelve Years a Slave is a harrowing memoir about one of the darkest periods in American history.

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Product Description: Who are we, and where do we come from? The fundamental drive to answer these questions is at the heart of Finding Your Roots, the companion book to the hit PBS documentary series. As scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. clearly demonstrates, the tools of cutting-edge genomics and deep genealogical research now allow us to learn more about our roots and look further back in time than ever before...read more

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9781469626185, titled "Finding Your Roots, Season 2: The Official Companion to the PBS Series" | Mti edition (Univ of North Carolina Pr, March 23, 2016), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Who are we, and where do we come from?

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Product Description: A landmark and collectible volume―beautifully produced in duotone―that canonizes Frederick Douglass through historic photography.Picturing Frederick Douglass is a work that promises to revolutionize our knowledge of race and photography in nineteenth-century America...read more

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9780871404688 | Liveright Pub Corp, November 2, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: A landmark and collectible volume―beautifully produced in duotone―that canonizes Frederick Douglass through historic photography.

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Product Description: Selections of racist memorabilia from the collection at the Jim Crow Museum A proper understanding of race relations in this country must include a solid knowledge of Jim Crow—how it emerged, what it was like, how it ended, and its impact on the culture...read more
By Henry Louis Gates (foreword by) and David Pilgrim

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9781629631141 | Pm Pr, November 25, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Selections of racist memorabilia from the collection at the Jim Crow Museum A proper understanding of race relations in this country must include a solid knowledge of Jim Crow—how it emerged, what it was like, how it ended, and its impact on the culture.

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Product Description: The companion book to Henry Louis Gates, Jr.’s PBS series, And Still I Rise—a timeline and chronicle of the past fifty years of black history in the U.S. in more than 350 photos.Beginning with the assassination of Malcolm X in February 1965, And Still I Rise: From Black Power to the White House explores the last half-century of the African American experience...read more

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9780062427007 | Ecco Pr, October 27, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The companion book to Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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Product Description: This book comes from first hand experiences, both in word and in pictures. It offers a partial record of a community and an institution coming together to accommodate an event while deflecting its potential violence. The history of the New Haven Green bridges over four centuries...read more
By Henry Chauncey, Henry Louis Gates (introduced by), John T. Hill (photographer) and Thomas Strong (photographer)

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9781632260215 | Easton Studio Pr, April 21, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: This book comes from first hand experiences, both in word and in pictures.
9780403005376, titled "Prester John" | Scholarly Pr, June 1, 1970, cover price $59.00 | also contains Prester John | About this edition: Excerpt: .

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9781632260666 | Reprint edition (Easton Studio Pr, March 22, 2016), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: This book comes from first hand experiences, both in word and in pictures.

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Product Description: The broadest and most comprehensive collection of writings available by an early civil and women’s rights pioneerSeventy-one years before Rosa Parks’s courageous act of resistance, police dragged a young black journalist named Ida B...read more

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9780143106821 | Penguin Classics, November 25, 2014, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: The broadest and most comprehensive collection of writings available by an early civil and women’s rights pioneerSeventy-one years before Rosa Parks’s courageous act of resistance, police dragged a young black journalist named Ida B.

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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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Product Description: In the 1960s, art patrons Dominique and Jean de Menil founded an image archive showing the ways that people of African descent have been represented in Western art from the ancient world to modern times. Highlights from the image archive, accompanied by essays written by major scholars, appeared in three large‐format volumes, consisting of one or more books, that quickly became collector’s items...read more
By David Bindman (editor), Karen C. C. Dalton (editor), Henry Louis Gates (editor) and Richard J. Powell (contributor)

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9780674052697 | Belknap Pr, October 31, 2014, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: In the 1960s, art patrons Dominique and Jean de Menil founded an image archive showing the ways that people of African descent have been represented in Western art from the ancient world to modern times.

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Product Description: This magnificent volume is a celebration of the first 100 years of black film poster art. A visual feast, these images recount the diverse and historic journey of the black film industry from the earliest days of Hollywood to the present day, accompanied by insightful accompanying text, a foreword by black history authority and renowned academic Henry Louis Gates, Jr...read more
By Henry Louis Gates (foreword by), John Duke Kisch and Spike Lee (other contributor)

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9781909526068 | Antique Collectors Club Ltd, October 20, 2014, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: This magnificent volume is a celebration of the first 100 years of black film poster art.

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Product Description: The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross is the companion book to the six-part, six-hour documentary of the same name, which aired on national, prime-time public television in the fall of 2013. The series is the first to air since 1968 that chronicles the full sweep of 500 years of African American history, from the origins of slavery on the African continent and the arrival of the first black conquistador, Juan Garrido, in Florida in 1513, through five centuries of remarkable historic events right up to today—when Barack Obama is serving his second term as President, yet our country remains deeply divided by race and class...read more

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9781401935146 | Smiley Books, October 1, 2013, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross is the companion book to the six-part, six hour documentary of the same name, airing on national, primetime public television in the fall of 2013.

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9781401935153 | 2 edition (Smiley Books, February 2, 2016), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross is the companion book to the six-part, six-hour documentary of the same name, which aired on national, prime-time public television in the fall of 2013.

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Product Description: Who are we, and where do we come from? The fundamental drive to answer these questions is at the heart of Finding Your Roots, the companion book to the PBS documentary series seen by 30 million people. As Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr...read more

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9781469618005 | Mti edition (Univ of North Carolina Pr, September 15, 2014), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Who are we, and where do we come from?

Paperback:

9781469626147 | Mti edition (Univ of North Carolina Pr, September 15, 2015), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Who are we, and where do we come from?

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9781483017501 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 15, 2014), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: [Read by Bill Andrew Quinn]An illuminating exploration of who we are, how we lost track of our roots, and how we can find them again.
9781483017495 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 15, 2014), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by Bill Andrew Quinn]An illuminating exploration of who we are, how we lost track of our roots, and how we can find them again.

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Product Description: Who are we, and where do we come from? The fundamental drive to answer these questions is at the heart of Finding Your Roots, the companion book to the hit PBS documentary series. As Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. shows us, the tools of cutting-edge genomics and deep genealogical research now allow us to learn more about our roots, looking further back in time than ever before...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781483017488 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 15, 2014), cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Who are we, and where do we come from?

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Product Description: After Reconstruction, African Americans found themselves free, yet largely excluded from politics, higher education, and the professions. Drawing on his professional research into political leadership and intellectual development in African American society, as well as his personal roots in the social-gospel teachings of black churches and at Lincoln University (PA), the political scientist Martin Kilson explores how a modern African American intelligentsia developed in the face of institutionalized racism...read more
By Henry Louis Gates (foreword by) and Martin Kilson

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9780674283541 | Harvard Univ Pr, June 17, 2014, cover price $31.50 | About this edition: After Reconstruction, African Americans found themselves free, yet largely excluded from politics, higher education, and the professions.

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Product Description: The first edition of Joel Augustus Rogers’s now legendary 100 Amazing Facts About the Negro with Complete Proof, published in 1934, was billed as “A Negro ‘Believe It or Not.’” Rogers’s little book was priceless because he was delivering enlightenment and pride, steeped in historical research, to a people too long starved on the lie that they were worth nothing...read more

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9780307908711 | Pantheon Books, February 7, 2017, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: The first edition of Joel Augustus Rogers’s now legendary 100 Amazing Facts About the Negro with Complete Proof, published in 1934, was billed as “A Negro ‘Believe It or Not.

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Product Description: An exciting revision of the best-selling anthology for African American literary survey courses. The much-anticipated Third Edition brings together the work of 140 writers from 1746 to the present writing in all genres, as well as performers of vernacular forms―from spirituals and sermons to jazz and hip hop...read more
By Henry Louis Gates (editor) and Valerie A. Smith (editor)

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9780393911558 | 3 edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, March 25, 2014), cover price $94.45 | About this edition: An exciting revision of the best-selling anthology for African American literary survey courses.

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Product Description: In the 1960s, art patrons Dominique and Jean de Menil founded an image archive showing the ways that people of African descent have been represented in Western art from the ancient world to modern times. Highlights from the image archive, accompanied by essays written by major scholars, appeared in three large-format volumes, consisting of one or more books, that quickly became collector's items...read more
By David Bindman (editor), Karen C. C. Dalton (editor) and Henry Louis Gates (editor)

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9780674052673 | Belknap Pr, February 24, 2014, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: In the 1960s, art patrons Dominique and Jean de Menil founded an image archive showing the ways that people of African descent have been represented in Western art from the ancient world to modern times.

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Product Description: In 1964, the battle for Civil Rights in the United States reached a climactic moment, sparking a new wave of activism by politicians, thinkers, writers, preachers, and citizens that would challenge the nation to live up to the principles of its founding fathers...read more
By Henry Louis Gates (foreword by) and Time Magazine (corporate author)

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9781618931177 | Time Inc Home Entertainment, January 7, 2014, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: In 1964, the battle for Civil Rights in the United States reached a climactic moment, sparking a new wave of activism by politicians, thinkers, writers, preachers, and citizens that would challenge the nation to live up to the principles of its founding fathers.

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Product Description: A comprehensive, all-new collection bringing together the most thoughtful, inspiring, and wisest voices from the Black diaspora across history.BARTLETT'S FAMILIAR BLACK QUOTATIONS paints a rich canvas of Black history through time...read more
By Henry Louis Gates (foreword by) and Retha Powers (editor)

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9780316010177, titled "Bartlett's Familiar Black Quotations: 5,000 Years of Literature, Lyrics, Poems, Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs from Voices Around the World" | Little Brown & Co, November 19, 2013, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: A comprehensive, all-new collection bringing together the most thoughtful, inspiring, and wisest voices from the Black diaspora across history.

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Product Description: Henry Louis Gates, Jr., gives us a sumptuously illustrated landmark book tracing African American history from the arrival of the conquistadors to the election of Barack Obama. Informed by the latest, sometimes provocative scholarship and including more than seven hundred images—ancient maps, fine art, documents, photographs, cartoons, posters—Life Upon These Shores focuses on defining events, debates, and controversies, as well as the signal achievements of people famous and obscure...read more

Hardcover:

9780307593429 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, November 22, 2011, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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9780307476852 | Reprint edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 29, 2013), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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Product Description: Hailed in The New York Times Book Review as "eclectic, exciting, convincing, provocative" and in The Washington Post Book World as "brilliantly original," Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s The Signifying Monkey is a groundbreaking work that illuminates the relationship between the African and African-American vernacular traditions and black literature...read more

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9780195136470 | 25 anv edition (Oxford Univ Pr, July 23, 2014), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Hailed in The New York Times Book Review as "eclectic, exciting, convincing, provocative" and in The Washington Post Book World as "brilliantly original," Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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