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Black people and their culture

Black people and their culture

selected writings from the African diaspora

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Published by Festival of American Folklore in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blacks -- America,
  • African Americans

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Linn Shapiro.
    ContributionsShapiro, Linn.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination137 p. :
    Number of Pages137
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23847388M


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