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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • African American women -- Encyclopedias

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDarlene Clark Hine, editor in chief.
GenreEncyclopedias.
ContributionsHine, Darlene Clark.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE185.86 .B542 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3392377M
ISBN 100195156773, 0195223748, 0195223756, 0195223764
ISBN 109780195156775, 9780195223743, 9780195223750, 9780195223767
LC Control Number2005001532

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