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Published by Globe Fearon in Upper Saddle River, N.J .
Written in English



  • United States


  • African Americans -- Civil rights -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesGlobe Fearon historical case studies
ContributionsBond, Julian, 1940-, Middleton, Stephen., Mulford, Rose Ann.
LC ClassificationsE185.61 .C613 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL609806M
ISBN 100835918319, 0835918327
LC Control Number96205767

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