Black Manhattan

by James Weldon Johnson

Publisher: Da Capo Press in New York, N.Y

Written in English
Cover of: Black Manhattan | James Weldon Johnson
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Places:

  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York

Subjects:

  • African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- History,
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)

Edition Notes

StatementJames Weldon Johnson.
SeriesA Da Capo paperback
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF128.9.N3 J67 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 284 p., :
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1868808M
ISBN 10030680431X
LC Control Number90027197

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