The challenge of blackness

the Institute of the Black World and political activism in the 1970s
  • 260 Pages
  • 4.94 MB
  • English
University Press of Florida , Gainesville
Study and teaching, Institute of the Black World, Blacks, Social conditions, Intellectual life, African Americans, African American intellectuals, Hi
StatementDerrick E. White ; foreword by Stanley Harrold and Randall M. Miller
SeriesSouthern dissent, Southern dissent
LC ClassificationsE184.7 .W44 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 260 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25170120M
ISBN 100813037352
ISBN 139780813037356
LC Control Number2011011175

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