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Racial stratification in America

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Published by W. C. Brown Co. in Dubuque, Iowa .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- History,
    • Race relations,
    • United States -- Race relations

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementJames A. Geschwender.
      SeriesPrincipal themes in sociology
      LC ClassificationsE185 .G39
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 282 p. :
      Number of Pages282
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4567521M
      ISBN 100697075230
      LC Control Number77084161

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