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Alain Locke and philosophy

a quest for cultural pluralism

by Johnny Washington

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Locke, Alain LeRoy, 1886-1954.,
  • African Americans -- Biography.,
  • African Americans -- Politics and government.,
  • African Americans -- Education.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohnny Washington.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesContributions in Afro-American and African studies,, no. 94
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.97.L79 W37 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxii, 246 p. :
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3029344M
    ISBN 100313229570
    LC Control Number85009873


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