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The African American experience in Texas

The African American experience in Texas

an anthology

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Published by Texas Tech University Press in Lubbock, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Texas -- History,
  • African Americans -- Texas -- Social conditions,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights -- Texas -- History,
  • Texas -- Race relations,
  • Texas -- History -- 19th century,
  • Texas -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [353]-376) and index.

    Statementedited by Bruce A. Glasrud and James M. Smallwood.
    ContributionsGlasrud, Bruce A., Smallwood, James.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.93.T4 A38 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 404 p. ;
    Number of Pages404
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21478426M
    ISBN 100896726096
    ISBN 109780896726093
    LC Control Number2006103020

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