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Culture and African American politics.

Charles P. Henry

Culture and African American politics.

by Charles P. Henry

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Published by Indiana U.P. in Bloomington, Indianapolis .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published 1990.

SeriesMidland Books,No.730
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 140p. ;
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14974506M
ISBN 100253207304
OCLC/WorldCa26347581

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