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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Slaves -- United States -- Biography,
  • Women slaves -- United States -- Biography,
  • Slaves" writings, American

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementwith an introduction by William L. Andrews.
GenreBiography.
SeriesSchomburg library of nineteenth-century Black women writers
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE444 .S59 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxli, iv, [328] in various pagings, [2] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14437059M
ISBN 100195060830
OCLC/WorldCa21702437

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