Wake up dead man Afro-American worksongs from Texas prisons. Collected and edited by Bruce Jackson. by Bruce Jackson

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .

Written in English

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  • Prisoners" songs,
  • Negro songs -- Texas

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LC ClassificationsM1977 C55 J2
The Physical Object
Number of Pages326
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Open LibraryOL18269304M

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