The civil rights reader

basic documents of the civil rights movement. by Leon Friedman

Publisher: Walker in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 348 Downloads: 820
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  • United States

Subjects:

  • Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources.,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [347]-348.

StatementForeword by Martin Duberman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE185.61 .F857
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 348 p.
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5536448M
LC Control Number67013235
OCLC/WorldCa423220

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