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Amy Ashwood Garvey Pan-Africanist, feminist, and Mrs. Marcus Garvey wife no. 1, or, A tale of two Amies [sic] by Martin, Tony

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Published by Majority Press in Dover, MA .
Written in English


  • Garvey, Amy Ashwood, -- ca. 1895-1969.,
  • Garvey, Marcus, -- 1887-1940 -- Family.,
  • Manning, Sam, -- vocalist.,
  • African American women political activists -- Biography.,
  • Black nationalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Pan-Africanism -- History -- 20th century.,
  • African American women -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century.,
  • African American women -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-400) and index.

Other titlesTale of two Amies, Tale of two Amys
StatementTony Martin.
SeriesThe New Marcus Garvey library -- no. 4
LC ClassificationsE185.97.G27 M37 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination450 p. :
Number of Pages450
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20735598M
ISBN 100912469064, 0912469072
ISBN 109780912469072
LC Control Number2007298581

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