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Selected Books From the Catalog

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The History of Human Rights - Micheline Ishay
Call Number: 323.09 I79
ISBN: 0520234960
Publication Date: 2004-08-02

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Defining Documents in American History: Civil Rights (1954-2015) - Salem Press
Call Number: REF 323 D31
ISBN: 9781619258563
Publication Date: 2015-12-01

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Missoula - Jon Krakauer
Call Number: 362.8 K89
ISBN: 9780385538732
Publication Date: 2015-04-21

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They Can't Kill Us All - Wesley Lowery
Call Number: 305.896 L9
ISBN: 9780316312479
Publication Date: 2016-11-15

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