Encyclopedia of African-American Politics (Facts on File Library of American History Series) by Robert C. Smith

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Subjects:

  • Black studies,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Reference works,
  • Social Science,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • United States - General,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • African Americans,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • History,
  • Politics and government

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages496
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Open LibraryOL11359556M
ISBN 100816044759
ISBN 109780816044757

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