St. Thomas Negroes--a study of personality and culture by Albert Angus Campbell

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Published by American Psychological Association in Evanston, Ill .

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  • Saint Thomas (V.I.),
  • Virgin Islands of the United States,
  • Saint Thomas.


  • African Americans -- Virgin Islands of the United States -- Saint Thomas.,
  • Slavery -- Virgin Islands of the United States -- Saint Thomas.,
  • Saint Thomas (V.I.) -- Social conditions.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 90.

Book details

Statementby Albert A. Campbell.
SeriesPsychological monographs, J. F. Dashiell, editor., Vol. 55, no. 5; whole no. 253, 1943
LC ClassificationsBF1 .P8 Vol. 55, No. 5
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 90 p.
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6471180M
LC Control Number44019998

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