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Love and Marriage in Early African America (Northeastern Library of Black Literature)

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Published by Northeastern University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Black studies,
  • Collections & anthologies of various literary forms,
  • Family & relationships,
  • Social History,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • c 1900 - c 1914,
  • History,
  • Ethnic Issues,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • History: World,
  • USA,
  • American - African American,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,
  • Social Science / African-American Studies,
  • Africa - General,
  • African American authors,
  • African Americans,
  • American literature,
  • Literary collections,
  • Love

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8574122M
    ISBN 101555536778
    ISBN 109781555536770


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