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            The Fire Is upon Us: James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the Debate over Race in America

            The Fire Is upon Us: James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the Debate over Race in America (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Buccola, Nicholas

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            How the legendary debate between a civil rights firebrand and the father of modern conservatism illuminates America's racial divide On February 18, 1965, an overflowing crowd packed the Cambridge Union in Cambridge, England, to witness a historic televised debate between James Ba...ldwin, the leading literary voice of the civil rights movement, and
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            ISBN 9780691210773
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2020
            Publisher Princeton University Pre
            Interest Age General Audience
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            This is the Day - The March on Washington
             

            This is the Day - The March on Washington (Hardback)

            By Freed; Dyson, Michael Eric; Foreword by Bond, Julian

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            Offers a collection of emotionally charged photographs that document a poignant day in American history. This title offers a photo-essay documenting the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom of August 28, 1963, the historic day on which Dr Martin Luther King Jr delivered his I... Have a Dream speech at the base of the Lincoln Memorial.
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            ISBN 9781606061213
            Released NZ 15 Dec 2012
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Getty Publications - (Yale)
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            The Shattering: America in the 1960s
             

            The Shattering: America in the 1960s (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Boyle, Kevin

            • RRP: $41.99
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            • Pub Date
              20 Dec 22

            A Los Angeles Times Most Anticipated Book of Fall 2021 From the National Book Award winner, a masterful history of the decade whose conflicts shattered America's postwar order and divide us still.

            ISBN 9781324036111
            Released NZ 20 Dec 2022
            Publisher WW Norton & Co
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Access to History: Civil Rights in the USA 1945-68

            Access to History: Civil Rights in the USA 1945-68 (Paperback)

            By Sanders, Vivienne

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            Revised and updated for the 2008 Edexcel and AQA AS specifications

            ISBN 9780340965832
            Released NZ 27 Jun 2008
            Publisher Hodder Education
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Access to History
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            March: Book Two
             

            March: Book Two (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lewis, John; Aydin, Andrew; Illustrated by Powell, Nate

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            Part of the award-winning, best-selling series, this book continues the story which takes you through Freedom Rides and the legendary 1963 March on Washington.

            ISBN 9781603094009
            Released NZ 3 Apr 2017
            Publisher Top Shelf Productions
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series March
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            The Short Life and Curious Death of Free Speech in America
             

            The Short Life and Curious Death of Free Speech in America (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Cose, Ellis

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            The critically acclaimed journalist and bestselling author of The Rage of a Privileged Class explores one of the most essential rights in America--free speech--and reveals how it is crumbling under the combined weight of polarization, technology, money and systematized lying in t...his concise yet powerful and timely book. Named one of Newsweek's 25 Must-Read Fall Fiction and Nonfiction Books to Escape the Chaos of 2020 Free speech has long been one of American's most revered freedoms. Yet now, more than ever, free speech is reshaping America's social and political landscape even as it is coming under attack. Bestselling author and critically acclaimed journalist Ellis Cose wades into the debate to reveal how this Constitutional right has been coopted by the wealthy and politically corrupt. It is no coincidence that historically huge disparities in income have occurred at times when moneyed interests increasingly control political dialogue. Over the past four years, Donald Trump's accusations of fake news, the free use of negative language against minority groups, cancel culture, and blatant xenophobia have caused Americans to question how far First Amendment protections can--and should--go. Cose offers an eye-opening wholly original examination of the state of free speech in America today, litigating ideas that touch on every American's life. Social media meant to bring us closer, has become a widespread disseminator of false information keeping people of differing opinions and political parties at odds. The nation--and world--watches in shock as white nationalism rises, race and gender-based violence spreads, and voter suppression widens. The problem, Cose makes clear, is that ordinary individuals have virtually no voice at all. He looks at the danger of hyper-partisanship and how the discriminatory structures that determine representation in the Senate and the electoral college threaten the very concept of democracy. He argues that the safeguards built into the Cons
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            ISBN 9780062999726
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Motherlands: In Search of Our Inherited Cities
              

            Motherlands: In Search of Our Inherited Cities (Hardback)

            By Gacioppo, Amaryllis

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            • Pub Date
              29 Nov 22

            Our creation stories begin with the notion of expulsion from our 'original' home. We spend our lives struggling to return to the place we fit in, the body we belong in, the people that understand us, the life we were meant for. But the places we remember are ever-changing, and ev...er since we left, they continue to alter themselves, betraying the deal made when leaving. Australian writer Amaryllis Gacioppo has been raised on stories of original homes, on the Palermo of her mother, the Benghazi of her grandmother and the Turin of her great-grandmother. But what does belonging mean when it can be taken away from you by a fascist regime? Is the modern nation state defined by those who flourish there or by those who aren't welcome? Is visiting the land of one's ancestors a return, a chance to feel complete, or a fantasy? Weaving memoir and cultural history through modern political history, examining notions of citizenship, statelessness, memory and identity and the very notion of home, Motherlands heralds the arrival of a major talent that opens one's eyes to new ways of seeing.
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            ISBN 9781526622761
            Released NZ 29 Nov 2022
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Autobiography of Malcolm X

            Autobiography of Malcolm X (Paperback)

            By Malcolm, X.

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            They called him the 'angriest black man in America' ...Malcolm X inspired many people in the United States. This autobiography, tells of a young, disenfranchised man whose descent into drug addition, robbery and prison was only reversed by his belief in the rights struggle for bl...ack America, and his conversion to the Nation of Islam.
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            ISBN 9780141032726
            Released NZ 20 Aug 2007
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Woman They Could Not Silence: Elizabeth Packard's incredible fight for freedom, and the men who tried to make her disappear

            The Woman They Could Not Silence: Elizabeth Packard's incredible fight for freedom, and the men who tried to make her disappear (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Moore, Kate

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            From the internationally bestselling author of The Radium Girls comes a dark but ultimately uplifting tale of a woman whose incredible journey still resonates today. Elizabeth Packard was an ordinary Victorian housewife and mother of six. That was, until the first Woman's Rights ...Convention was held in 1848, inspiring Elizabeth and many other women to dream of greater freedoms. She began voicing her opinions on politics and religion - opinions that her husband did not share. Incensed and deeply threatened by her growing independence, he had her declared 'slightly insane' and committed to an asylum. Inside the Illinois State Hospital, Elizabeth found many other perfectly lucid women who, like her, had been betrayed by their husbands and incarcerated for daring to have a voice. But just because you are sane, doesn't mean that you can escape a madhouse ... Fighting the stigma of her gender and her supposed madness, Elizabeth embarked on a ceaseless quest for justice. It not only challenged the medical science of the day and saved untold others from suffering her fate, it ultimately led to a giant leap forward in human rights the world over. 'I have waited fifty years for this full-length biography of Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard, and Kate Moore's The Woman They Could Not Silence is simply magnificent. It reads like a suspense novel- one is on the edge of her seat at all times; one cannot believe what happens next - and then after that. History comes alive as does the tragedy of women who were falsely judged "mad" and then incarcerated and tortured in 19th century American Insane Asylums. Moore's research is impeccable. She tells us the whole terrifying and thrilling story- the cost of battle, the triumph of cruel and corrupt misogynists, the nature of feminist victory. It is a complicated story and one brilliantly told. This book reads like a movie and it should be made into one.' -Phyllis Chesler, bestselling author and feminist leader 'With path-breaking research an
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            ISBN 9781922585080
            Published NZ 28 Sep 2021
            Publisher Scribe Publications
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            Rights for Aborigines
              

            Rights for Aborigines (Paperback)

            By Attwood, Bain

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            A comprehensive study of the struggle for basic political and social rights for Aboriginal Australians. It examines the intersections between race, history and Aboriginality, the relationship between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal campaigners, and the role of international opinion....
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            ISBN 9781864489835
            Published NZ 1 Jul 2003
            Publisher Taylor & Francis
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