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Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley: African Princess, Florida Slave, Plantation Slaveowner

Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley: African Princess, Florida Slave, Plantation Slaveowner

Captured from her homeland in 1806, Anna Kingsley became first an American slave, later a slaveowner and eventually a central figure in a free black community. Her story adds a dramatic chapter to the history of the South, the state of Florida and the African diaspora.
223 pp.

Author:
Schafer, Daniel L.
Publisher:
Univ Press of Florida
ISBN:
9780813056531
Category:
History / United States
Format:
Paper
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Price:
$19.95
Big Apple Gangsters:  The Rise and Decline of the Mob in New York

Big Apple Gangsters: The Rise and Decline of the Mob in New York

Through profiles of the most colorful and powerful crime bosses, gang members, corrupt cops and numerous mob associates, as well as pivotal events in the history of organized crime, this book reveals just how influential the mob has been in controlling large numbers of businesses, not just in New York, but also in other cities.
213 pp.

Author:
Sussman, Jeffrey
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN:
9781538134047
Category:
True Crime / Organized Crime
Format:
Hardcover
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Price:
$35.00
Cat Men of Gotham, The:  Tales of Feline Friendships in Old New York

Cat Men of Gotham, The: Tales of Feline Friendships in Old New York

The author of the Hatching Cat blog traces the feline overpopulation in 19th-century New York City and how the adoption of strays by a diverse range of rescuers led humble alley cats to become famous and influential sports team mascots, artist muses and presidential pets.
274 pp.

Author:
Gavan, Peggy
Publisher:
Rutgers Univ Press
ISBN:
9781978800229
Category:
History / United States / State & Local
Format:
Hardcover
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Price:
$19.95
Freedom on Trial:  The First Post-Civil War Battle Over Civil Rights and Voter Suppression

Freedom on Trial: The First Post-Civil War Battle Over Civil Rights and Voter Suppression

Tells the gripping story of a moment when race relations in the United States might have taken a dramatically different turn, offering a sober lesson for those engaged in the ongoing work of fulfilling the American promise of equality for all.
361 pp.

Author:
Farris, Scott
Publisher:
Lyons Press
ISBN:
9781493046355
Category:
History / United States / 19th Century
Format:
Hardcover
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Price:
$27.95
Nazi Spy Ring in America, The:  Hitler's Agents, the FBI, and the Case That Stirred the Nation

Nazi Spy Ring in America, The: Hitler's Agents, the FBI, and the Case That Stirred the Nation

Provides the first full account of Nazi spies in 1930s America and how they were exposed in a high-profile FBI case that became a national sensation.
309 pp.

Author:
Jeffreys-Jones, Rhodri
Publisher:
Georgetown Univ Press
ISBN:
9781647120047
Category:
History / United States / 20th Century
Format:
Hardcover
Available:
Now
Price:
$29.95
 
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