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The other Americans minorities in American history by Kathleen Wright

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Published by Lawrence Publishing Company in Los Angeles .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby Kathleen Wright; edited by M. Bernadette Giles; editorial consultants Gloria Saulney Curtis, Mary Wilkerson Cleaves
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 182 p.
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26896292M

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