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Holiday Gift Guide 2017: History & Social Issues

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The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062379290
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Amistad Press - August 1st, 2017

Kris's Holiday Pick 2017: "I love this book!  Twitty's gorgeously written, evocative account of African American culinary history is a quintessentially American story. Deeply personal and broadly cultural, Twitty weaves memory and appetite, the ancestral family slave legacy and survival, with the larger fabric of Southern culinary and social history. Thought-provoking, and restorative of the real contributions of African Americans to Southern culture.  It reads like an adventure, a journey into history, and a memoir. Beautiful!"


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Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781849352604
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: AK Press - April 18th, 2017

Jamell's Holiday Pick 2017: "A book inspired by Octavia Butler, and sure to inspire any reader interested in social justice. Activism, quantum physics, and science fiction. This one read holds all these often-intimidating topics close together with warm, enlightening hands."


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Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement Cover Image
By Angela Y. Davis, Frank Barat (Editor), Cornel West (Preface by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781608465644
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Haymarket Books - February 9th, 2016

Stephanie's Holiday Pick 2017: "Take this holiday season to reinvigorate and re-inspire yourself in the struggle for equality and liberation. Davis reminds us that we must continue every day to imagine and build the movement and world we wish to see."