Philadelphia stories America"s literature of race and freedom by Samuel Otter

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementSamuel Otter
LC ClassificationsPS255.P5 O88 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24461257M
ISBN 109780195395921
LC Control Number2009029086

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