BIS 256: Introduction to African American Studies (Berger): Books
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Use quotation marks around your subject's name to search for them as a keyword: "Richard Wright"
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Sample Library of Congress Subject Headings
Wright, Richard,-1908-1960-Political and social views
African Americans - Political conditions
African Americans - Social conditions
Asian Americans - Political conditions
Asian Americans - Social conditions
Chicanos - Political conditions
Chicanos - Social conditions
Library of Congress Call Numbers (African Americans, Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders, Chicanos)
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