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Show boat performing race in an American musical by Todd R. Decker

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


  • African Americans in musical theater,
  • Music and race,
  • Musical theater,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementTodd Decker
SeriesBroadway legacies
LC ClassificationsML410.K385 D43 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationpages ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25173611M
ISBN 109780199759378
LC Control Number2012000392

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