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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 14 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Letter from Birmingham Jail by Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Letter from Birmingham Jail - by Martin Luther King, Jr.

    £1.00   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241339466 | ISBN 10: 0241339464

    'Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.'   This landmark missive from one of the greatest activists in history calls for direct, non-violent resistance in the fight against racism, and reflects on the healing power of love.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Rebel
    A Rebel's Guide To Martin Luther King - by Yuri Prasad

    £4.00   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781910885758 | ISBN 10: 1910885754

    As the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr approaches, politicians queue to pay their respects. They smother his memory with praise but none will acknowledge the truth — that King was a radical who wanted a complete trans ... more

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  • Cover image of book An Act of State: The Execution of Martin Luther King by William F. Pepper
    An Act of State: The Execution of Martin Luther King - by William F. Pepper

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786635976 | ISBN 10: 1786635976

    Fifty years after Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, we are still grappling with the familiar, difficult truths about race in America. The injustices he resisted are still a part of our everyday life, and racism is as much a driving force in our ... more

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  • Cover image of book Coretta: My Life, My Love, My Legacy by Coretta Scott King and Rev. Dr. Barbara Reynolds
    Coretta: My Life, My Love, My Legacy - by Coretta Scott King and Rev. Dr. Barbara Reynolds

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781473671003 | ISBN 10: 1473671000

    The life story of Coretta Scott King, wife of Martin Luther King Jr. and singular twentieth-century American civil and human rights activist. "Coretta is more relevant today than ever... a female who takes responsibility for creating something bet ... more

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  • Cover image of book Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Last Interview - and Other Conversations by Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Last Interview - and Other Conversations - by Martin Luther King, Jr.

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781612196169 | ISBN 10: 1612196160

    As the Black Lives Matter movement gains momentum, and books like Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Between the World and Me and Claudia Rankine’s Citizen swing national attention toward the racism and violence that continue to poison our communities, it’s as ... more

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  • Cover image of book Protest at Selma: Martin Luther King, Jr, and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 by David J. Garrow
    Protest at Selma: Martin Luther King, Jr, and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 - by David J. Garrow

    £13.95   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780300024982 | ISBN 10: 0300024983

    "The work of David J. Garrow is more than a day-by-day account of how the historic Voting Rights Act of 1965 came into being. It is also a skillful analysis of the dynamics of protest activity and more particularly of the ways in which successful pr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Martin
    Martin's Dream: My Journey and the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. - by Clayborne Carson

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781137278937 | ISBN 10: 1137278935

    On August 28, 1963, hundreds of thousands of demonstrators flocked to the nations capital for the March on Washington. That day Clayborne Carson, a 19-year-old black student from a working-class family in New Mexico who had hitched a ride to Washing ... more

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  • Cover image of book "In a Single Garment of Destiny": A Global Vision of Justice by Martin Luther King Jr., Edited and Introduced by Lewis V. Baldwin
    "In a Single Garment of Destiny": A Global Vision of Justice - by Martin Luther King Jr., Edited and Introduced by Lewis V. Baldwin

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780807086070 | ISBN 10: 080708607x

    An unprecedented and timely collection that captures the global vision of Dr. King in his own words.   Too many people continue to think of Dr. King only as "a southern civil rights leader" or "an American Gandhi," thus ignoring his impact o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Martin Luther King Jr.: Let Freedom Ring by Michael Teitelbaum & Lewis Helfand, illustrated by Naresh Kumar
    Martin Luther King Jr.: Let Freedom Ring - by Michael Teitelbaum & Lewis Helfand, illustrated by Naresh Kumar

    £6.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9789380741727 | ISBN 10: 9380741723

    It seems unbelievable now that not even half a century ago, America was segregated. Everything depended on the colour of ones skin, whether it was black or white. Access to schools, restaurants, parks, buses, or even water fountains was segregated. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Speech by Gary Younge
    The Speech - by Gary Younge

    £6.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781783560271 | ISBN 10: 1783560274

    The night before the March on Washington in 1963 Martin Luther King asked his aides for advice about the next day's speech. "Don't use the lines about "I have a dream," Wyatt Walker told him "It's trite, it's clich. You've used it too many times alr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Behind the Dream: The Making of the Speech That Transformed a Nation by Clarence B. Jones and Stuart Connelly
    Behind the Dream: The Making of the Speech That Transformed a Nation - by Clarence B. Jones and Stuart Connelly

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780230337558 | ISBN 10: 0230337554

    "I have a dream."   When those words were spoken on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963, the crowd stood, electrified, as Martin Luther King, Jr. brought the plight of African Americans to the public consciousness and firmly ... more

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  • Cover image of book April 4, 1968: Martin Luther King, Jr.
    April 4, 1968: Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Death and How it Changed America - by Michael Eric Dyson

    £14.99   hardback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780465002122 | ISBN 10: 0465002129

    On April 4, 1968, at 6.01 pm, while he was standing on a balcony at a Memphis hotel, Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and fatally wounded. Only hours earlier King, the prophet for racial and economic justice in America, ended his final speech with the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Martin Luther King, Jr. and Claybourne Carson (Ed)
    The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. - by Martin Luther King, Jr. and Claybourne Carson (Ed)

    £12.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780349112985 | ISBN 10: 0349112983

    Compiled from his own words, this history-making autobiography is Martin Luther King, Jr. - the mild-mannered, inquisitive child and student who rebelled against segregation; the dedicated young minister who constantly questionned the depths of his f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Let the Trumpet Sound: A Life of Martin Luther King by Stephen B. Oates
    Let the Trumpet Sound: A Life of Martin Luther King - by Stephen B. Oates

    £14.99   paperback   (1998) - ISBN 13: 9780862418373 | ISBN 10: 0862418372

    On April 4th, 1968, a shot rang out in the Memphis sky bringing to a violent close the life of the Reverend Martin Luther King. The youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, King brought the Civil Rights message to the attention of the world. In ... more

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