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Selected Books From the Catalog

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The Civil Rights Movement - Sanford Wexler; Julian Bond (Introduction by)
Call Number: 323.1 Cf8W
ISBN: 081602748X
Publication Date: 1993-01-01

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Life upon These Shores - Henry Louis Gates
Call Number: 973.0496 G25
ISBN: 9780307593429
Publication Date: 2011-11-22

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Abolitionism - Herbert Aptheker
Call Number: 326 A65
ISBN: 0805797025
Publication Date: 1989-03-01


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