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Published by Gale Research in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American men -- Biography -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementJessie Carney Smith, editor.
    GenreBiography, Dictionaries.
    ContributionsSmith, Jessie Carney.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.86 .N68 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiv, 1365 p. :
    Number of Pages1365
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL376248M
    ISBN 100787607630
    LC Control Number98038166

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