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Published by HSRC Publishers, [Distributed by Thorold"s Africana Books] in Pretoria, Johannesburg .
Written in English

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  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • South Africa -- Biography -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by E.J. Verwey ; foreword by Nelson R. Mandela.
      ContributionsVerwey, E. J., Sonderling, Nelly E.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT1774 .N48 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. <1-2 > :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL900719M
      ISBN 101868281345, 0796916489, 1868281337
      LC Control Number95193042

      A Selected Bibliography of African-American History, Broderick, Dictionary of American Negro Biography. New York: Norton, Low, W. Augustus, A Selected Bibliography of African-American History, to Rights and Access Teaching Resources. The literature on the African slave trade, Hurston wrote, had endless “words from the seller, but not one word from the sold.” Photograph by Carl Van Vechten / Carl Van Vechten Trust.

      Christopher Saunders is the author of The Making Of The South African Past ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews), Historical Dictionary of South Africa /5(11).   Robert Hemenway's acclaimed biography, Zora Neale Hurston (), continued the renewal of interest in the forgotten literary great. Today, her Born:

      Shain, M. and Pimstone, M. (), “Ruth First ”in Jewish Women Archive, [online], Available at [10 July ]| Verwey, E.J. New Dictionary of South African Biography. South Africa: HSCR Press pg 69| WritingRights, (), “Remembering Ruth First: journalist, academic and political activist assassinated by the apartheid state” from Writing Rights [online.   Alice Walker is a Pulitzer Prize-winning, African American novelist and poet most famous for authoring 'The Color Purple.'.


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