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Decolonial daughter letters from a black woman to her European son by Lesley-Ann Brown

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mothers and sons,
  • Decolonization,
  • Postcolonialism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementLesley-Ann Brown
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJV152 .B76 2018
The Physical Object
Pagination256 pages
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26955522M
ISBN 101912248093
ISBN 109781912248094
OCLC/WorldCa1001743601

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