The Black male in white America

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in New York .

Written in English

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  • African American men -- Social conditions.,
  • African Americans -- Social conditions -- 1975-,
  • United States -- Race relations.,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementJacob U. Gordon, editor.
ContributionsGordon, Jacob U.
LC ClassificationsE185.86 .B52567 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 227 p. :
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3325526M
ISBN 101590337573
LC Control Number2004299027

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