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Race and racism in contemporary Britain

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Published by Macmillan Education in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Racism -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Blacks -- Great Britain -- Politics and government.,
    • Blacks -- Great Britain -- Social conditions.,
    • Great Britain -- Race relations.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Solomos.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA125.A1 S62 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 209 p. ;
      Number of Pages209
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1914591M
      ISBN 100333421426, 0333421418
      LC Control Number90122599

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