Melvin Patrick Ely

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About the Author

Melvin Patrick Ely, a native of Richmond, Virginia, is Professor of History and Black Studies at
the College of William and Mary. He is the author of The Adventures of Amos ’n’ Andy: A Social History of
an American Phenomenon.

Books by Melvin Patrick Ely

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