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Cultural contributions of Black Americans

Cultural contributions of Black Americans

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Published by SVE in Chicago .
Written in English

  • African Americans.

  • About the Edition

    A presentation of African Americans" contributions to music, art, and literature. Designed for instructional use, the program contains questions, quizzes, an on-line dictionary and resource materials.

    LC ClassificationsE184.5
    The Physical Object
    FormatComputer file
    Pagination1 computer optical disc
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3549869M
    LC Control Number2001562220

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