New York: Basic Books, Inc., Publishers, 1969. First Edition. Fascinating study on the suicide rate among young urban blacks. "Very movingly, it is made clear that the physical ghetto with its poverty, filth and violence is paralleled by a psychological ghetto-of-the-mind which makes the burden of blackness unbearable to many" (from Publishers Weekly). First Printing, a review copy, with the publisher's typed slip stapled to a photocopied advance review laid in. Octavo (21.5cm); bluish-gray cloth, with titles stamped in black and metallic pink on spine; pink topstain; dustjacket; xii, 176pp. Topstain faded, forward lean, else Near Fine in a lightly shelfworn dustjacket (unclipped), with some pinpoint rubbing to extremities and one small tear. (Inventory #: 29610)
The history, literature, and art of American social movements, including Civil Rights, Feminism, Labor History, Radical Politics, and Counterculture.
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