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The New African Diaspora in North America Trends, Community Building, and Adaptation by Konadu-Agyemang Kwadwo

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Published by Lexington Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social groups & communities,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • North America,
  • Human Geography,
  • Theater - General,
  • Performing Arts / Theater / General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7913589M
ISBN 100739111515
ISBN 109780739111512

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