7 edition of African Americans in the Furniture City found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Randal Maurice Jelks.|
|LC Classifications||F574.G7 J45 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||0252030400, 0252073479|
|ISBN 10||9780252030406, 9780252073472|
|LC Control Number||2005022113|
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Examining the African-American community of Grand Rapids, Michigan between andRandal Maurice Jelks uncovers the ways in which its. African Americans in the Furniture City makes a provocative argument with conclusions clearly supported by the evidence, and this book represents a new departure that will enrich discussions on the urbanization of African Americans during the twentieth century."--Dennis C.
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