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11 edition of African-British writings in the eighteenth century found in the catalog.

African-British writings in the eighteenth century

the politics of race and reason

by Helena Woodard

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

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • English literature -- African influences,
    • African literature (English) -- Black authors -- History and criticism,
    • Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
    • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism,
    • Africans -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
    • Africans in literature,
    • Blacks in literature,
    • Reason in literature,
    • Race in literature,
    • Africa -- In literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [153]-171) and index.

      StatementHelena Woodard.
      SeriesContributions to the study of world literature,, no. 94
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR129.A35 W66 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 180 p. ;
      Number of Pages180
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL347630M
      ISBN 10031330680X
      LC Control Number98006758


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