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Writing African history

Writing African history

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Published by University of Rochester Press in Rochester, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Africa -- Historiography.,
  • Africa -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by John Edward Philips.
    SeriesRochester studies in African history and the diaspora -- [v.20]
    ContributionsPhilips, John Edward, 1952-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 532 p. :
    Number of Pages532
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22861463M
    ISBN 101580462561
    ISBN 109781580462563

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