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Harlem Crossroads

Black Writers and the Photograph in the Twentieth Century

by Sara Blair

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Black studies,
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • Social history,
  • Urban communities,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • New York,
  • USA,
  • American - General,
  • American Language and Literature,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / African-American & Black,
  • Photography,
  • American - African American,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • United States - 21st Century,
  • 20th century,
  • African American authors,
  • African Americans,
  • American literature,
  • History,
  • History and criticism,
  • Intellectual life,
  • Politics and literature,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7759404M
    ISBN 100691130876
    ISBN 109780691130873


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