Booklist - Black American History

(See also these related booklists: The Black Panthers, Black America - The Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, Black History, The Underground Railroad, Paul Robeson, ).

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There are 44 books in this booklist - they are listed in order of year of publication. Newest titles are at the top. (We may not have all of them in stock right now, get in touch to find out)

Organized Labor And The Black Worker 1619-1981 by Philip S. Foner, £18.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9781608467877

'I Was Transformed': Frederick Douglass: An American Slave in Victorian Britain by Laurence Fenton, £20.00 (hardback, 2018) ISBN 9781445670195

The Portable Nineteenth-Century African American Women Writers by Various writers, edited by Hollis Robbins and Henry Louis Gates, £16.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9780143105992

Frederick Douglass by William S. McFeely, £15.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9780393354423

The Slave's Cause: A History of Abolition by Manisha Sinha, £16.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9780300227116

Black Power 50 by Sylviane A. Diouf and Komozi Woodard (Editors), £21.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781620971482

Detroit 67: The Year That Changed Soul by Stuart Cosgrove, £9.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781846973666

W.E.B. Du Bois: Revolutionary Across the Color Line by Bill V. Mullen, £12.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9780745335056

Paul Robeson: The Artist as Revolutionary by Gerald Horne, £12.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9780745335322

Understanding Jim Crow: Using Racist Memorabilia to Teach Tolerance and Promote Social Justice by David Pilgrim, £15.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781629631141

Civil Rights for Beginners by Paul Von Blum, illustrated by Frank Reynoso, £11.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781934389898

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates, £10.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781925240702

Daisy Turner's Kin: An African American Family Saga by Jane C. Beck, £16.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9780252080791

The Heroic Slave: A Cultural and Critical Edition by Frederick Douglass; Edited by R.S. Levine, J. Stauffer, and J.R. McKivigan, £7.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9780300184624

African Americans Against the Bomb: Nuclear Weapons, Colonialism, and the Black Freedom Movement by Vincent J. Intondi, £17.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9780804792752

The Light of Truth by Ida Wells, £9.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9780143106821

Martin's Dream: My Journey and the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. by Clayborne Carson, £10.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9781137278937

Black Panther: The Revolutionary Art of Emory Douglas by Emory Douglas, edited by Sam Durant, £19.95 (hardback, 2013) ISBN 9780847841899

Call Mr. Robeson by Tayo Aluko, £7.00 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9780957679252

Characters of Blood: Black Heroism in the Transatlantic Imagination by Celeste-Marie Bernier, £35.95 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9780813933245

Slavery by Another Name by Douglas A. Blackmon, £12.99 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9781848314122

Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels, and Black Power by James Tracy and Amy Sonnie, £12.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9781935554660

Black Power at Work: Community Control, Affirmative Action, and the Construction Industry by David Goldberg and Trevor Griffey (Editors), £18.95 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9780801474316

Say it Loud: Great Speeches on Civil Rights and African American Identity by Catherine Ellis and Stephen Dury Smith (Editors), £25.00 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9781595581136

How Race Survived U.S. History: From Settlement and Slavery to the Obama Phenomenon by David R. Roediger, £12.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9781844674343

Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution by Simon Schama, £9.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9780099536079

Defying Dixie: The Radical Roots of Civil Rights, 1919 1950 by Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore, £13.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9780393335323

Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin, £12.00 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9780285638570

Stokely Speaks: From Black Power to Pan-Africanism by Stokely Carmichael, £14.99 (paperback, 2007) ISBN 9781556526497

Race, Reform and Rebellion: The Second Reconstruction and Beyond in Black America, 1945-2006 by Manning Marable, £29.99 (paperback, 2007) ISBN 9780230545144

Remembering Slavery: African Americans Talk About Their Personal Experiences of Slavery by Edited by Ira Berlin, Marc Favreau, and Stephen F. Miller, £26.99 (paperback, 2007) ISBN 9781595582287

Black Radical: The Education of an American Revolutionary 1946-1968 by Nelson Peary, £21.99 (hardback, 2007) ISBN 9781595581457

Say it Plain: A Century of Great African American Speeches by Edited by Catherine Ellis and Stephen Drury Smith, £14.99 (paperback, 2007) ISBN 9781595581266

The African American Slave Narrative by Edited by Audrey Fisch, £26.99 (paperback, 2007) ISBN 9780521615266

The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X, £10.99 (paperback, 2007) ISBN 9780141032726

Underground Railroad in New York and New Jersey by William J. Switala, £13.95 (paperback, 2006) ISBN 9780811732581

The Freedom Stairs: The Story of Adam Lowry Rankin, Underground Railroad Conductor by Marilyn Weymouth Seguin, £11.99 (paperback, 2006) ISBN 9780828320849

Freedom: A Photographic History of the African American Struggle by Manning Marable and Leith Mullings, picture-editing by Sophie Spencer-Wood, £29.95 (paperback, 2005) ISBN 9780714845173

Underground Railroad in Delaware, Maryland, and West Virginia by William J. Switala, £13.95 (paperback, 2004) ISBN 9780811731430

Black Boy by Richard Wright, £9.99 (paperback, 2000) ISBN 0099285061

Lay This Body Down: The 1921 Murders of Eleven Plantation Slaves by Gregory A. Freeman, £12.50 (paperback, 1999) ISBN 9781556524479

Up From Slavery by Booker T.Washington, £2.99 (paperback, 1996) ISBN 0486287386

The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. Du Bois, £3.99 (paperback, 1994) ISBN 9780486280417

Free at Last: A Documentary History of Slavery, Freedom and the Civil War by Edited by I. Berlin, B. J. Fields, S. F. Miller, J. P. Reidy and L.S Rowland, £21.99 (paperback, 1994) ISBN 9781565841208