Women of the American South a multicultural reader

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Published by New York University Press in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Southern States

Subjects:

  • Women -- Southern States -- History,
  • Minority women -- Southern States -- History,
  • African American women -- Southern States -- History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Christie Anne Farnham.
ContributionsFarnham, Christie.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1438.S63 W67 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 319 p. ;
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL686845M
ISBN 100814726542, 0814726550
LC Control Number97033778

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