European roots of the Harlem Renaissance

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Published by John-F.-Kennedy-Institut für Nordamerikastudien, Freie Universität Berlin in [Berlin] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.,
  • Harlem Renaissance -- European influences.

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StatementMałgorzata Irek.
SeriesBerliner Beiträge zur Amerikanistik ;, Bd. 1, 1994, Berliner Beiträge zur Amerikanistik ;, 1994, Bd. 1.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE185.6 .I76 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination79 p. ;
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL548971M
ISBN 103886460363
LC Control Number96129861

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