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African American holidays

James C. Anyike

African American holidays

a historical research and resource guide to cultural celebrations

by James C. Anyike

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Popular Truth, Inc. in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Holidays -- United States.,
    • African Americans -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 97-99).

      StatementJames C. Anyike.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGT4803 .A8 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination102 p. ;
      Number of Pages102
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1572300M
      ISBN 100963154702
      LC Control Number91067532


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