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Published by W.W. Norton & Co. in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Reed, Eli.,
  • Photojournalism -- United States.,
  • African Americans -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEli Reed ; foreword by Gordon Parks.
GenrePictorial works.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTR820 .R37 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p. :
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1013356M
ISBN 100393039951
LC Control Number96054490

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