The Negro Traditions

by Thomas W. Talley

Publisher: University of Tennessee Press

Written in English
Cover of: The Negro Traditions | Thomas W. Talley
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  • Social Science,
  • Black American Folklore,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Sociology,
  • American - African American & Black,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General

Edition Notes

ContributionsCharles K. Wolfe (Editor), Laura C. Jarmon (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8343777M
ISBN 100870499254
ISBN 109780870499258

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