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Africa in History

Themes and Outlines

by Basil Davidson

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Published by Collier Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Africa,
  • Africa - History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages425
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9219798M
    ISBN 100020427913
    ISBN 109780020427919


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