Homespun heroines and other women of distinction

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • African American women -- Biography.

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Previously published: 1926.

Book details

Statement[compiled] by Hallie Q. Brown ; with an introduction by Randall K. Burkett.
GenreBiography.
SeriesSchomburg library of nineteenth-century Black women writers
ContributionsBrown, Hallie Q. d. 1949.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE185.96 .H65 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxv, viii, 248 p., [25] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2394516M
ISBN 100195052374
LC Control Number87024149

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