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In Search of Our Roots

How 19 Extraordinary African Americans Reclaimed Their Past

by Henry Louis Gates

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Crown .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • Cultural Heritage,
  • United States - General,
  • History / United States / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10353538M
    ISBN 100307382400
    ISBN 109780307382405

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