Monday, July 18, 2011

Closed Lids Bookshelf: History

Photo Credit: L.Marie
Last month you caught a glimpse of the Closed Lids Library collection of wellness books. This month you will catch a glimpse of the history books on the Closed Lids Bookshelf. 

Each month I will showcase books on my shelf in order to give you an idea of what I am reading and where I am gaining my knowledge. The following list contains my 31 books that deal with history, primary the African Diaspora: 

5. Afro-American Folktales, Roger Abrahams
6. From Slavery to Freedom 4th ed, John Hope Franklin
7. The Zulu Kings,Brian Roberts
8. Centering Woman, Hilary Beckles
9. Skin Deep, Spirit Strong, Kimberly Wallace/Sanders
10. Crossing Boundaries, Darlene Hine and Jacqueline McLeod
12. Sisters in the Struggle, V.P. Franklin and Betty Collier-Thomas Kindle Edition
13. Mama Might be Better off Dead, Laurie Abraham
14. African Diaspora and the World 11th ed, Dr. Alma Billingsea-Brown
15. Women's Words, Sherna Gluck
19. Of Water and the Spirit, Malidoma Some
20. Too Heavy a Load, Deborah White
21. The Caribbean, Franklin Knight
22. Killing the Black Body, Dorothy Roberts
24. Voodoo: Search for the Spirit, Leannac Hurbon
25. Black Firsts, Jessie Smith  Kindle Edition
26. Caribbean Slavery in the Atlantic World, Verene Shepherd & Hilary Beckles
27. Women in Caribbean History, Verene Shepherd
30. Long Island, Robert MacKay

Enjoy! Next month I will list my reference books.

February- Dream books
March- Spirituality books
- New Age books
- Business books
June- Wellness books

Note: I am a part of the Amazon Associate program. 
 ~ L.

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