The Heat of a Red Summer Race Mixing, Race Rioting in 1919 Knoxville by Robert J. Booker

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Published by Rutledge Books .

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Subjects:

  • Discrimination & Racism,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • History,
  • Sociology,
  • History: American

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12285161M
ISBN 101582441502
ISBN 109781582441504
OCLC/WorldCa46931582

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