The American negro a study in racial crossing by Melville J. Herskovits

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Published by A.A. Knopf in New York .

Written in English

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  • African Americans.

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Statementby Melville J. Herskovits.
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Paginationxiv, 92 p.
Number of Pages92
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Open LibraryOL17765782M

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