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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, November 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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Between the Sun and Snow Writing at the End of the Century
ISBN: PB: 9781940939384, University of Chicago Press, 2Leaf Press, November 2019
225 pp., 20.3x20.3 cm, 45 halftones
"Entre el sol y la nieve: escritos de fin de siglo / Between the Sun and Snow: Writing at the End of the Century" presents a collection of selected newspaper articles by writer, cultural activist, and educator Myrna Nieves. The articles in this bilin...
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£19,00
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Emergence of Ecosocialism Collected Essays by Joel Kovel
ISBN: PB: 9781940939957, University of Chicago Press, 2Leaf Press, November 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, November 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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Trailblazers, Black Women Who Helped Make America Great American Firsts/American Icons, Volume 2
ISBN: PB: 9781940939995, University of Chicago Press, 2Leaf Press, November 2019
877 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 60 halftones
This continuation of Gabrielle David's odyssey into the lives and careers of 150 brilliant black women from the eighteenth century to the present brings together biographies of women who blazed uncharted paths alongside powerful photographs that illu...
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£27,00
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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, November 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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Unintentional Accomplice A Personal Perspective on White Responsibility
ISBN: PB: 9781940939230, University of Chicago Press, 2Leaf Press, November 2019
200 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
Carolyn L. Baker grew up in Southern California during segregation and came of age in the counter-cultural climate of the 1960s. Many years later, when Baker was in her mid-sixties, she first learned of the murder of Emmett Till, sparking an investig...
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£15,00
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Very Drunk / Borracho Love Poems & Other Acts of Madness / Poemas de Amor y Otros Actos de Locura
ISBN: PB: 9781940939964, University of Chicago Press, 2Leaf Press, November 2019
244 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 halftone
This collection of poems by Jesus Papoleto Melendez reads as a poetic autobiography of a hopeless romantic. "Borracho" invites us to find the essence of a man's character laid bare in the foibles of his desire and passionate pursuit of love. Spanning...
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£15,00
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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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