Africa in history
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Africa in history themes and outlines. by Basil Davidson

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London .
Written in English



  • Africa


  • Africa -- History.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [299]-307.

LC ClassificationsDT20 .D28 1968
The Physical Object
Pagination[10], 318 p.
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5676595M
ISBN 100297764055
LC Control Number68140809

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