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Detroit, I do mind dying

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Published by South End Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Detroit (Mich.),
  • Michigan,
  • Detroit
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Social conditions.,
    • African Americans -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Politics and government.,
    • Working class -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Social conditions.,
    • Working class -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Political activity.,
    • Detroit (Mich.) -- Race relations.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDan Georgakas and Marvin Surkin.
      SeriesSouth End Press classics ;, v. 2
      ContributionsSurkin, Marvin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF574.D49 N4397 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 254 p. ;
      Number of Pages254
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL360687M
      ISBN 100896085724, 0896085716
      LC Control Number98020760


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