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Working the diaspora the impact of African labor on the Anglo-American world, 1650-1850 by Frederick C. Knight

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-216) and index.

StatementFrederick C. Knight
LC ClassificationsHD4865.A45 K65 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 229 p. :
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24533515M
ISBN 10081474818X
ISBN 109780814748183
LC Control Number2009026860

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