2 edition of African Americans and global affairs: process, power and impact found in the catalog.
African Americans and global affairs: process, power and impact
Michael L. Clemons
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Michael L. Clemons Northeastern University Press|
|LC Classifications||E185.615 .A5927 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||9781555537197, 9781555537227|
|LC Control Number||2009035925|
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