African studies at Kansas, 1965-75

a selection of doctoral dissertations on Black history, Africa, and the African diaspora

Publisher: Dept. of African Studies, University of Kansas in Lawrence

Written in English
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  • African Americans.,
  • Blacks.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementselected, edited, and with an introd. by Jacob Ḿofe Gordon, Sr.
ContributionsGordon, Jacob U.
LC ClassificationsE185.5 .A2483
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 261 p. ;
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4377232M
LC Control Number78620873

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