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The story of King Cotton.

Dickson, Harris

The story of King Cotton.

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Published by Negro Universities Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southern States,
  • Southern States.
    • Subjects:
    • Cotton growing -- Southern States.,
    • Southern States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB249 .D65 1970
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 309 p.
      Number of Pages309
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4445640M
      ISBN 100837137608
      LC Control Number79107513
      OCLC/WorldCa121724


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