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introduction to African history

by Matthias A. Ogutu

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Published by Nairobi University Press in Nairobi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Africa -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-295) and index.

      StatementMatthias A. Ogutu, Simon S. Kenyanchui.
      ContributionsKenyanchui, Simon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT20 .O31 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination310 p. :
      Number of Pages310
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1392843M
      ISBN 109966846158
      LC Control Number92983238

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