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Afro-American culture in eighteenth century New England

William Dillon Piersen

Afro-American culture in eighteenth century New England

a comparative examination

by William Dillon Piersen

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- New England -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William Dillon Piersen.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 337 leaves.
    Number of Pages337
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15381155M


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