Black matriarchy: myth or reality?
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Black matriarchy: myth or reality? by John H. Bracey

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Published by Wadsworth Pub. Co. in Belmont, Calif .
Written in English


  • African American families.,
  • Matriarchy.

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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementEdited by John H. Bracey, Jr., August Meier [and] Elliott Rudwick.
SeriesA Wadsworth series: explorations in the Black experience, Explorations in the Black experience.
ContributionsMeier, August, 1923- joint comp., Rudwick, Elliott M., joint comp.
LC ClassificationsE185.86 .B66
The Physical Object
Pagination217 p.
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4581943M
ISBN 100534000495
LC Control Number77154815

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bracey, John H. Black matriarchy: myth or reality? Belmont, Calif., Wadsworth Pub. Co. [] (OCoLC) Black matriarchy appears to have caused the downfall of the Black family, depending on who you ask. This particular myth results from scientific racism about Black family life. This belief aims to blame the disenfranchised for the way their families are arranged. Black matriarchy: myth or reality? Edited by John H. Bracey, Jr., August Meier [and] Elliott Rudwick. Format Book Published Belmont, Calif., Wadsworth Pub. Co. [] Description p. 22 cm. Other contributors Meier, August, Rudwick, Elliott M. Uniform series Explorations in the Black . Book Black Matriarchy: Myth or Reality () John H. Bracey, University of Massachusetts - Amherst; August Meier; Elliot Rudwick; Disciplines. African American Studies; Publication Date. Publisher. Wadsworth Citation Information.

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