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War! what is it good for?

Kimberley L. Phillips

War! what is it good for?

Black freedom struggles and the U.S. military from World War II to Iraq

by Kimberley L. Phillips

  • 75 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Protest movements,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Civil rights,
  • Civil rights movements,
  • War and society,
  • Armed Forces,
  • African Americans,
  • African American soldiers,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesBlack freedom struggles and the U.S. military from World War II to Iraq
    Statementby Kimberley L. Phillips
    SeriesJohn Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUB418.A47 P45 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25150038M
    ISBN 109780807835029
    LC Control Number2011031531

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