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deep south in transition a symposium by Conference on the Social Sciences and the Development of the Deep South (1964 University of Alabama)

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Published by University of Alabama Press in Alabama .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Robert B. Highsaw.
ContributionsHighsaw, Robert B., University of Alabama.
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Open LibraryOL14121782M

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