African-American holiday traditions celebrating with passion, style, and grace by Antoinette Broussard

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Published by Citadel Press in New York, NY .

Written in English

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Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • African Americans -- Social life and customs.,
  • Holidays -- United States.,
  • Entertaining -- United States.,
  • African American cookery.,
  • African Americans -- Biography -- Anecdotes.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementAntoinette Broussard.
GenreBiography, Anecdotes.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE185.86 .B697 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 244 p. :
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3959661M
ISBN 10155972532X
LC Control Number2001099197
OCLC/WorldCa45763544

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