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Paris Reflections - Walks Through African-American Paris (pre-owned)
 ISBN 978-0-939923-88-5 / 2002 by Christiann Anderson & Monique Y. Wells Paris Reflections takes its readers on six walking tours through the historic districts of Paris, where for more than two centuries, African-Americans have lived, worked, and created a rich and vibrant legacy of achievement in art, literature, science, business, sport, social reform, and other fields. From the last decades of the 18th century to the present, this legacy has been shaped by such people as Sally Hemings, Victor Séjour, Ada "Bricktop" Smith, Jack Johnson, Josephine Baker, Langston Hughes, Richard Wright, Sidney Bechet, and James Baldwin. An appendix provides basic travel information about arriving in and navigating Paris. Eight original full color illustrations and ...
  $17.95
Date Added: Wednesday 17 February, 2010
Publisher: McDonald & Woodward Publishing

A Mile Deep and Black as Pitch - An Oral History of the Franklin and Sterling Hill Mines (pre-owned)
ISBN 978-0-939923-90-8; by Carrie Papa; The Franklin and Sterling Hill mines of northern New Jersey are known worldwide to geologists, mining historians, and mineral collectors for the quality, diversity, and complexity of their zinc ores and associated mineral wealth and for the important role they played in the zinc mining history of the United States. This oral history takes the reader into the experiences and memories of 34 narrators whose lives have intersected with the history and legacy of these mines and the New Jersey Zinc Company. PLEASE NOTE: Pre-owned books are not in new condition. Modest damage might include: wear, hits, scratches, folds, fading on the cover, or bent pages. No book will be sold with a cracked spine or torn or badly bent pages. Pre-Owned Books a...
Date Added: Wednesday 17 February, 2010
Publisher: McDonald & Woodward Publishing
  $24.95 $12.50

John Tyler - A President of Many Firsts (pre-owned)
ISBN 978-0-939923-81-6 by Jane C. Walker  John Tyler - A President of Many Firsts is a concise, lively, illustrated biography of the tenth President of the United States. Tyler was the first American president to have been born after the American Revolution, and his development took place in the national and political context of a young country seeking to define itself. States' sovereignty, the national bank, western expansion, slavery, and foreign relations were important issues of the times. Tyler, a man of principle, placed the interests of the nation before those of his own political party at a time when national growth and maturation were playing out. The first trade agreement between the United States and China and a treaty for the annexation of Texas were among Tex...
  $12.95 $6.50
Date Added: Wednesday 17 February, 2010
Publisher: McDonald & Woodward Publishing

No Green Berries or Leaves - The Creative Journey of an Artist in Glass (softcover pre-owned)
ISBN 0-939923-55-6; 978-0939923-55-7 by Paul J. Stankard No Green Berries or Leaves is a collection of autobiographical essays by Paul J. Stankard, recognized widely as one of the world's master glass artists. Stankard is particularly renowned and respected for his flameworked floral motifs expressed in crystal paperweights, rectangular columns, and orbs. Stankard was trained in scientific glassblowing and worked in industrial scientific glass during most of the 1960s. Challenged by an inner sense of creativity and the need to establish his creative independence, he started making paperweights in the early 1970s. Attracted to the emerging studio glass movement, recognized as a maker of fine paperweights, and driven by an intense and incessant pursuit of excellence, Stankard was -- ...
Date Added: Wednesday 17 February, 2010
Publisher: McDonald & Woodward Publishing
  $29.95 $15.00

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