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The black athlete

Edwin Bancroft Henderson

The black athlete

emergence and arrival

by Edwin Bancroft Henderson

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Published by Publishers Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American athletes

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [275]-297.

    Other titlesSport.
    Statementby Edwin B. Henderson and the editors of Sport magazine.
    SeriesInternational library of Negro life and history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV697.A1 H38
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 306 p.
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5630998M
    LC Control Number68056837


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