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$95.00 • £76.95 • €85.50

ISBN 9780674504394

Publication Date: 02/27/2017

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456 pages

263 color illustrations

Belknap Press

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David Bindman is Emeritus Professor of the History of Art at University College London.

Suzanne Preston Blier is Allen Whitehill Clowes Professor of Fine Arts and Professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard University.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr., is the author of numerous books, most recently Stony the Road and The Black Church. He is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University.

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