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Voices of historical and contemporary Black American pioneers by Vernon L. Farmer

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Published by Praeger in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • African Americans,
  • Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Vernon L. Farmer and Evelyn Shepherd-Wynn ; foreword, Benjamin S. Carson Sr. ; afterword, Guion S. "Guy" Bluford Jr
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE185.96 .V65 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationv. ; cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25170787M
ISBN 109780313392245, 9780313392252
LC Control Number2011053511

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