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Slavery and race in nineteenth-century Louisiana-French literature

John Maxwell Jones

Slavery and race in nineteenth-century Louisiana-French literature

by John Maxwell Jones

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Published by Jones in [Camden, N.J.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Louisiana
    • Subjects:
    • French-American literature -- Louisiana -- History and criticism.,
    • French-American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Slavery in literature.,
    • Race relations in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 214-221.

      StatementJohn Maxwell Jones, Jr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPQ3937.L7 J6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination222 p. ;
      Number of Pages222
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4761754M
      LC Control Number78108661

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