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Imperium in Imperio

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Written by Sutton GriggsAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Sutton Griggs
Preface by A.J. VerdelleAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by A.J. Verdelle
Introduction by Cornel WestAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Cornel West

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
  • Publisher: Modern Library
  • On Sale: January 6, 2004
  • Price: $14.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-8129-7160-6 (0-8129-7160-4)
Also available as an eBook.
about this book

Self-published in 1899 and sold door-to-door by the author, this classic African-American novel—a gripping exploration of oppression, miscegenation, exploitation, and black empowerment—was a major bestseller in its day. The dramatic story of a conciliatory black man and a mulatto nationalist who grow up in a racist America and are driven to join a radical movement dedicated to the creation of an all-black nation in Texas, Imperium in Imperio had a profound influence on the development of black nationalism.

This Modern Library edition includes a Reading Group Guide to help aid classroom discussions.

“A powerful, moving story . . . This new edition
should restore Griggs to his rightful place among black
intellectuals and protest novelists.”
—John Stauffer, Frederick Douglass Prize winner for The Black Hearts of Men