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Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois a study in race leadership, 1895-1915 by Hae-sung Hwang

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Published by American Studies Institute, Seoul National University in Seoul .
Written in English


  • Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915.,
  • Du Bois, W. E. B. 1868-1963.,
  • African American leadership.,
  • African Americans -- History -- 1877-1964.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [175]-187) and index.

StatementHae Sung Hwang.
SeriesAmerican studies monograph series ;, no. 17
LC ClassificationsE185.61 .H99 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 194 p. ;
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1494971M
LC Control Number93169757

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