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2 edition of Africa reader. found in the catalog.

Africa reader.

Wilfred Cartey

Africa reader.

Edited and with introductions by Wilfred Cartey and Martin Kilson.

by Wilfred Cartey

  • 84 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Africa -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    ContributionsKilson, Martin.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. maps. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20078781M

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