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  • African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century -- Study and teaching,
  • Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Study and teaching,
  • African Americans -- History -- 1877-1964 -- Study and teaching,
  • United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Study and teaching

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-237) and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Julie Buckner Armstrong ... [et al.].
ContributionsArmstrong, Julie Buckner.
LC ClassificationsE185.61 .T25 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 259 p. :
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3562077M
ISBN 100415932564, 0415932572
LC Control Number2002028482

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