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Black & white in American culture an anthology from the Massachusetts review by Jules Chametzky

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Published by University of Massachusetts Press in [Amherst] .
Written in English


  • African Americans

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Edition Notes

Bibliographical footnotes.

Other titlesMassachusetts review.
Statementedited by Jules Chametzky & Sidney Kaplan.
ContributionsKaplan, Sidney, 1913- joint comp.
LC ClassificationsE185.5 .C45
The Physical Object
Pagination478 p.
Number of Pages478
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5068071M
ISBN 100870230468
LC Control Number74076045

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