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Published by Greenhaven Press in San Diego, Calif .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Slavery -- United States -- History.,
  • African Americans -- History -- To 1863.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 615-622) and index.

StatementJames Miller, book editor.
SeriesThe complete history of
ContributionsMiller, James, 1943-
LC ClassificationsE441 .A579 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination642 p. :
Number of Pages642
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6785556M
ISBN 100737704241
LC Control Number00039332

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