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Crossroads at Clarksdale the black freedom struggle in the Mississippi Delta after World War II by Françoise N. Hamlin

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Race relations,
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People,
  • Segregation,
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Coahoma County Branch,
  • Civil rights,
  • African Americans,
  • Civil rights movements,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementFrançoise N. Hamlin
SeriesThe John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF349.C6 H36 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25094923M
ISBN 109780807835494
LC Control Number2011045259

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