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A Dream Deferred

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Published by Beacon Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cultural studies,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political History,
  • Democracy,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics and government,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Social Science-Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Social Science-Sociology - General,
  • Authoritarianism,
  • Social conditions,
  • U.S,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights,
  • United States,
  • 1945-,
  • Fascism

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7944778M
ISBN 100807043052
ISBN 109780807043059
OCLC/WorldCa232574709

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