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Published by Gateway Editions in Chicago .
Written in English

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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • United States.,
  • Civil rights -- United States.

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Edition Notes

StatementWalter Berns.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF4770 .B396 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 266 p. ;
Number of Pages266
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3025137M
ISBN 100895268205
LC Control Number85005495

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