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Student"s guide to landmark congressional laws on civil rights

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

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  • United States

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  • Civil rights -- United States -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-276) and index.

Other titlesOn civil rights
StatementMarcus D. Pohlmann and Linda Vallar Whisenhunt.
SeriesStudent"s guide to landmark congressional laws,
ContributionsWhisenhunt, Linda Vallar.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF4749 .P626 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, 284 p. ;
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3580790M
ISBN 100313313857
LC Control Number2002276830

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