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Black Firsts

2,000 Years of Extraordinary Achievement

by Jessie Carney Smith

  • 68 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Thomson Gale .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Black studies,
  • Social history,
  • Reference,
  • Directories,
  • Blacks In The U.S.,
  • World records,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Miscellanea,
  • USA,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • General,
  • African Americans,
  • United States,
  • Blacks,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRobert L. Johns (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages529
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7980296M
    ISBN 100810389029
    ISBN 109780810389021


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