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Published by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Davis, Angela Yvonne, 1944-,
  • Brown, Elaine, 1943-,
  • Shakur, Assata.,
  • American prose literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.,
  • African American women political activists -- Biography -- History and criticism.,
  • American prose literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.,
  • Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • African American women -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.,
  • African Americans -- Biography -- History and criticism.,
  • Autobiography -- African American authors.,
  • African American women in literature.,
  • Autobiography -- Women authors.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMargo V. Perkins.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS366.A35 P37 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 161 p. :
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL44545M
ISBN 101578062306
LC Control Number99040057

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