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Published by Unesco in Paris .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Africa

Subjects:

  • Africa -- Civilization.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

SeriesIntroduction to African culture ;, 8
ContributionsUnesco.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCS14 .T73 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination136 p. :
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1973773M
ISBN 109231026534
LC Control Number90213716

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