Harlem in the twentieth century by Noreen Mallory

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Published by History Press in Charleston, SC .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Social conditions,
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.),
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementNoreen Mallory
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF128.68.H3 M27 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25087281M
ISBN 109781596296510
LC Control Number2011043443

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