Black legislative politics in Illinois a theoretical and structural analysis by Lee Augustus McGriggs

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Published by University Press of America in Washington .

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  • African Americans -- Suffrage

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Bibliography p. 259-269

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StatementLee Augustus McGriggs
The Physical Object
Pagination271 p. ;
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16369711M
ISBN 100819103365
OCLC/WorldCa3384336

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