Racial conflict, discrimination, & power historical and contemporary studies

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  • Race relations -- Case studies

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Statementedited by William Barclay, Krishna Kumar, Ruth P. Simms. ; with a foreword by James B. McKee.
ContributionsBarclay, William, 1944-, Kumar, Krishna., Hamilton, Ruth Simms.
LC ClassificationsHT1521 .R27
The Physical Object
Pagination436 p. :
Number of Pages436
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5191398M
ISBN 100404131409, 0404131441
LC Control Number75011964

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