An interdisciplinary primer in African studies by Ishmael I. Munene

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, Maryland .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Politics and government,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Civilization,
  • Economic conditions

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Ishmael I. Munene
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT30.5 .I587 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25149600M
ISBN 109780739165973, 9780739165980, 9780739168875
LC Control Number2011021150

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