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Designs of Blackness Mappings in the Literature and Culture of African Americans
ISBN: PB: 9781940939766, University of Chicago Press, 2Leaf Press, June 2019
212 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm
The wealth and breadth of literature produced by African Americans is staggering and dates to the earliest days of black presence in the United States. A. Robert Lee's "Designs of Blackness" takes on the critical and expansive task of mapping the tra...
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£30,00
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Emergence of Ecosocialism Collected Essays by Joel Kovel
ISBN: PB: 9781940939957, University of Chicago Press, 2Leaf Press, June 2019
304 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
"The Emergence of Ecosocialism" is the first book by the author, activist and scholar Joel Kovel. Kovel led an expansive political and intellectual life from the mid-1960s until his death in the spring of 2018: in addition to being a foundational eco...
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£17,00
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Trailblazers American Firsts / American Icons, Volume 1: Black Women Who Helped Make America Great
ISBN: PB: 9781940939797, University of Chicago Press, 2Leaf Press, June 2019
877 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The past four hundred years have seen unprecedented growth in virtually every conceivable realm of life, from medicine to the arts, technology to finance. Far too often, however, when we think of the movers, shakers, and innovators behind these trans...
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£27,00
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Monsters Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and Mathilda
ISBN: PB: 9781940939704, University of Chicago Press, 2Leaf Press, June 2019
316 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
"Monsters: Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein' and 'Mathilda'" presents Mary Shelley's most popular works, accompanied by a critical introduction and commentary by scholar Claire Millikin Raymond. Cultures create and ascribe meaning to monsters, endowing t...
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£17,00
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Ransom Street
ISBN: PB: 9781940939902, University of Chicago Press, 2Leaf Press, April 2019
152 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
"Ransom Street" is Claire Millikin's third collection of poetry with 2Leaf Press. The poems in this volume meditate on the idea of ransom to explore legacies of violence in the southeastern United States, ultimately seeking moments of reckoning for t...
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£13,00
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Strength of Soul
ISBN: PB: 9781940939728, University of Chicago Press, 2Leaf Press, April 2019
166 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
Naomi Raquel Enright's "Strength of Soul" proposes tangible strategies and ideas on how to challenge systemic racism through naming and resisting the ideology of racial difference and of the white supremacy at its root. Enright explores racism and th...
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£13,00
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Wounds Fragments Derelict
ISBN: PB: 9781940939926, University of Chicago Press, 2Leaf Press, April 2019
120 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
"Wounds Fragments Derelict" is Carlos Gabriel Kelly's debut poetry collection. These poems comprise a narrative of love and loss. Throughout the collection, Kelly weaves poetic fragments into a narrative expressing the torment of a relationship that...
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£12,00
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Mother of Orphans The True and Curious Story of Irish Alice, a Colored Man's Widow
ISBN: PB: 9781940939780, University of Chicago Press, 2Leaf Press, April 2019
250 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
"Mother of Orphans" is the compelling true story of Alice, an Irish-American woman who defied rigid social structures to form a family with a black man in Ohio in 1899. Alice and her husband had three children together, but after his death in 1912, A...
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£15,00
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Dream of the Water Children Memory and Mourning in the Black Pacific
ISBN: PB: 9781940939285, University of Chicago Press, 2Leaf Press, March 2019
476 pp., 21.5x21.5 cm
Born to an African American father and Japanese mother, Frederick D. Kakinami Cloyd, the narrator of "Dream of the Water Children", finds himself not only to be a marginalized person by virtue of his heritage, but often a cultural drifter, as well. I...
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£19,00
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No Vacancy Homeless Women in Paradise
ISBN: PB: 9781940939711, University of Chicago Press, 2Leaf Press, March 2019
186 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
Homelessness touches every corner of our country, even the most prosperous ones. In "No Vacancy: Homeless Women in Paradise", Michael E. Reid tells the story of more than five hundred women living without shelter in the affluent sea-side communities...
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£15,00
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