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Published by Wadsworth Pub. Co. in Belmont, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Freedmen -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by John H. Bracey, Jr., August Meier [and] Elliott Rudwick.
SeriesA Wadsworth series: explorations in the Black experience, Explorations in the Black experience.
ContributionsMeier, August, 1923- joint comp., Rudwick, Elliott M., joint comp.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE185 .B812
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5083715M
ISBN 100534000223
LC Control Number74154817
OCLC/WorldCa146201

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