African American lives

the struggle for freedom by Carson, Clayborne

Publisher: Pearson Longman in New York

Written in English
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  • African Americans -- History.
  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementClay Carson, Emma Lapsanksy-Werner, Gary Nash.
    ContributionsLapsanksy-Werner, Emma., Nash, Gary B.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185 .C356 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. :cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19086057M
    ISBN 100321025865, 020179487X, 0201794896
    LC Control Number2004011882

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