Black studies and anthropology: scholarly and political interests in Afro-American culture by Charles A. Valentine

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Published by Addison-Wesley Pub. Co. in [Reading, Mass .

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Statement[by] Charles A. Valentine.
SeriesAddison-Wesley modular publications, module 15, A McCaleb module in anthropology
LC ClassificationsE184.7 .V3
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Pagination53 p.
Number of Pages53
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Open LibraryOL4470025M
LC Control Number79186835

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