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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • African Americans -- Segregation -- History -- Encyclopedias,
  • African Americans -- Segregation -- Southern States -- History -- Encyclopedias,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Encyclopedias,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights -- Southern States -- History -- Encyclopedias,
  • United States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century -- Encyclopedias,
  • United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Encyclopedias,
  • Southern States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century -- Encyclopedias,
  • Southern States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Encyclopedias

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Nikki L.M. Brown and Barry M. Stentiford.
GenreEncyclopedias.
SeriesGreenwood milestones in African American history
ContributionsBrown, Nikki L. M., Stentiford, Barry M.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE185.61 .J53 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationv. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16773901M
ISBN 109780313341816, 9780313341830, 9780313341854
LC Control Number2008013645

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