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African American males

a critical link in the African American family
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Transaction Publishers , New Brunswick, NJ, USA
African American men, African American fam
StatementDionne J. Jones, editor.
ContributionsJones, Dionne J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE185.86 .A334 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1078978M
ISBN 101560007443
LC Control Number94002281

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