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Product Description: As World War II raged overseas, Harlem witnessed a battle of its own. Brimming with creative and political energy, the neighborhood's diverse array of artists and activists took advantage of a brief period of progressivism during the war years to launch a bold cultural offensive aimed at winning democracy for all Americans, regardless of race or gender...read more

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9780465018758, titled "Harlem Nocturne: Women Artists & Progressive Politics During World War II" | Basic Civitas Books, September 10, 2013, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: As World War II raged overseas, Harlem witnessed a battle of its own.

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Product Description: Ann Petry (1908-1997) achieved prominence during a period in which few black women were published with regularity in America. Her novels Country Place (1947) and The Narrows (1988), along with various short stories and nonfiction, poignantly described the struggles and triumphs of middle-class blacks living in primarily white communities...read more
By Farah Jasmine Griffin (introduced by) and Elisabeth Petry (editor)

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9781578067855 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, October 1, 2005, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Ann Petry (1908-1997) achieved prominence during a period in which few black women were published with regularity in America.

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Product Description: When the renowned trumpeter and bandleader Miles Davis chose the members of his quintet in 1955, he passed over well-known, respected saxophonists such as Sonny Rollins to pick out the young, still untested John Coltrane. What might have seemed like a minor decision at the time would instead set the course not just for each of their careers but for jazz itself...read more

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9780312327859, titled "Clawing at the Limits of Cool: Miles Davis, John Coltrane, and the Greatest Jazz Collaboration Ever" | Thomas Dunne Books, August 5, 2008, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: When the renowned trumpeter and bandleader Miles Davis chose the members of his quintet in 1955, he passed over well-known, respected saxophonists such as Sonny Rollins to pick out the young, still untested John Coltrane.

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Product Description: Jackson Pollock dancing to the music as he painted; Romare Bearden's stage and costume designs for Alvin Ailey and Dianne McIntyre; Stanley Crouch stirring his high-powered essays in a room where a drumkit stands at the center: from the perspective of the new jazz studies, jazz is not only a music to define―it is a culture...read more

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9780231123501 | Columbia Univ Pr, July 1, 2004, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: Jackson Pollock dancing to the music as he painted; Romare Bearden's stage and costume designs for Alvin Ailey and Dianne McIntyre; Stanley Crouch stirring his high-powered essays in a room where a drumkit stands at the center: from the perspective of the new jazz studies, jazz is not only a music to define―it is a culture.

Paperback:

9780231123518 | Columbia Univ Pr, July 1, 2004, cover price $34.00 | About this edition: Jackson Pollock dancing to the music as he painted; Romare Bearden's stage and costume designs for Alvin Ailey and Dianne McIntyre; Stanley Crouch stirring his high-powered essays in a room where a drumkit stands at the center: from the perspective of the new jazz studies, jazz is not only a music to define―it is a culture.

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A new take on 'Lady Day' unravels the myths surrounding Billie Holiday and presents her as a dedicated artist who struggled with her own addictions and suffering to succeed as a singer. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9780684868080 | Free Pr, April 1, 2001, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Unravels the myths surrounding Billie Holiday and presents her as a dedicated artist who struggled with her own addictions and suffering to succeed as a singer.

Paperback:

9780345449733 | Reprint edition (One World, April 1, 2002), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Unravels the myths surrounding Billie Holiday and presents her as a dedicated artist who struggled with her own addictions and suffering to succeed as a singer.

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A collection of letters chronicling the lives of two remarkable nineteenth-century African-American women reveals the inner thoughts, feelings, and experiences of Rebecca Primus, daughter of a prominent black Connecticut family, and her best friend and romantic companion, Addie Brown. Reprint. 15,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9780679451280 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, June 1, 1999, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A collection of letters chronicles the lives of two nineteenth-century African American women

Paperback:

9780345408549 | One World, February 1, 2001, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: A collection of letters chronicling the lives of two remarkable nineteenth-century African-American women reveals the inner thoughts, feelings, and experiences of Rebecca Primus, daughter of a prominent black Connecticut family, and her best friend and romantic companion, Addie Brown.

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Discusses the role in African American literature of leaving the South and adjusting to city life

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9780195088960 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, May 25, 1995, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Discusses the role in African American literature of leaving the South and adjusting to city life

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9780195088977, titled "Who Set You Flowin'?: The African-American Migration Narrative" | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, September 26, 1996, cover price $38.95 | About this edition: Discusses the role in African American literature of leaving the South and adjusting to city life

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