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  • Protest at Selmaby David J. Garrow

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99

    A thorough and insightful account of the historic 1965 civil rights protest at Selma, Alabama, from the author of the Pulitzer Prize?winning biography Bearing the Cross Vivid descriptions of violence and courageous acts fill David Garrow?s account of the momentous 1965 protest at Selma, Alabama, in which the author illuminates the role of Martin... more...

  • The FBI and Martin Luther King, Jr.by David J. Garrow

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99

    The author of Bearing the Cross , the Pulitzer Prize?winning biography of Martin Luther King Jr., exposes the government?s massive surveillance campaign against the civil rights leader When US attorney general Robert F. Kennedy authorized a wiretap of Martin Luther King Jr.?s phones by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, he set in motion one... more...

  • Bearing the Crossby David J. Garrow

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize: The definitive biography of Martin Luther King Jr. In this monumental account of the life of Martin Luther King Jr., professor and historian David Garrow traces King?s evolution from young pastor who spearheaded the 1955?56 bus boycott of Montgomery, Alabama, to inspirational leader of America?s civil rights movement.... more...

  • Civil Disobedience and Other Essaysby Henry David Thoreau

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99

    Representative sampling of Thoreau's most frequently read and cited essays: "On the Duty of Civil Disobedience" (1849), "Life without Principle" (1863), "Slavery in Massachusetts" (1854), "A Plea for Captain John Brown" (1869) and "Walking" (1862). more...

  • Selma, Lord, Selmaby Sheyann Webb-Christburg; Rachel West Nelson Milhouse; Frank Sikora

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 18.95

    Sheyann Webb was eight years old and Rachel West was nine when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. arrived in Selma, Alabama, on January 2, 1965. He came to organize non-violent demonstrations against discriminatory voting laws. Selma, Lord, Selma is their firsthand account of the events from that turbulent winter of 1965--events that changed not only the... more...

  • Constitutional Perilby Bruce Fein

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 7.39

    Renowned attorney and political critic Bruce Fein reveals the dangers our Constitution and our nation have faced courtesy of the Bush Administration and a Congress asleep at the switch. In blistering detail, he deconstructs the policies of Bush in the War on Terror--from the flouting of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to the crippling of... more...

  • Race and Education in North Carolinaby John E. Batchelor

    LSU Press 2015; US$ 45.00

    The separation of white and black schools remained largely unquestioned and unchallenged in North Carolina for the first half of the twentieth century, yet by the end of the 1970s, the Tar Heel State operated the most thoroughly desegregated school system in the nation. In Race and Education in North Carolina , John E. Batchelor, a former North Carolina... more...

  • The Little Rock Crisisby Ravi K. Perry; D. LaRouth Perry

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    The Little Rock Crisis frames the story of the Little Rock 1957 desegregation crisis through the lens of memory. Over time, those memories ? individual and collective ? have motivated Little Rockians for social and political action and engagement. more...

  • Democracy Now!by Amy Goodman; David Goodman; Denis Moynihan

    Simon & Schuster 2016; US$ 26.00 US$ 18.99

    A celebration of the acclaimed television and radio news program Democracy Now! and the extraordinary movements and heroes who have moved our democracy forward. In 1996 Amy Goodman began hosting a show on Pacifica Radio called Democracy Now! to focus on the issues and movements that are too often ignored by the corporate media. Today Democracy... more...

  • Interrogation, intelligence and securityby Samantha Newbery

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 109.99 US$ 98.99

    Interrogation, Intelligence and Security examines the origins and effects of a group of interrogation techniques known as the 'five techniques'.Through its in-depth analysis the book reveals how British forces came to use these controversial methods. Focusing on the British colony of Aden (1963-67), the height of 'the troubles' in Northern Ireland... more...