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Encyclopedia of African American society

Author: Gerald David Jaynes
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©2005
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This reference seeks to capture the ways in which the tenets and foundations of African American culture have given rise to today's society. Approaching the field from a "street level" perspective, these two volumes cover topics of universal interest in America: rap music, sports, television, cinema, racism, religion, literature, and much more. The Encyclopedia of African American Society is also the first  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
2 v. (xxx, 1058 p.) : ill
(DLC) 2004025515
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald David Jaynes
ISBN: 9781849727914 1849727910 1412952506 9781412952507 1452265410 9781452265414
OCLC Number: 755062308
Notes: "A Sage reference publication."
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Responsibility: Gerald D. Jaynes, general editor.

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