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Inventing black women

Ajuan Maria Mance

Inventing black women

African American women poets and self-representation, 1877-2000

by Ajuan Maria Mance

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Published by University of Tennessee Press in Knoxville, TN .
Written in English


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StatementAjuan Maria Mance.
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LC ClassificationsPS
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 202 p. ;
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22760839M
ISBN 109781572334922

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Uncovering History’s Black Women Inventors. Dennis Forbes: Office of Innovation Development. February and March are Black History Month and Women’s History Month, respectively. Inventors Eye takes a look at past and present to salute the many Black women inventors who have contributed to the growth of innovation in America.   Sometimes it takes a woman to know what other women really need. In , Mary Phelps Jacob — later known as Caresse Crosby — was a .

  life without black people A very humorous and revealing story is told about a group of white people who were fed up with African Americans, so they joined together and wished themselves away. ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Introduction: Invisible bodies, invisible work: nineteenth-century American womanhood and the pastoral of the American homescape "Sole and earnest endeavor": African American women's poetry in the late nineteenth century Black woman .


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