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AHST 1165: African-American Art and Criticism in the 20th and 21st Centuries

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  • Try looking at the bibliography at the end of the entry for a list of other sources such as relevant journal articles and books
  • When you have found books on your topic, look at the books on the shelf nearby to see if they are related to your topic

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