History making in Africa
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Published by Wesleyan University Press in [Middletown, Conn.] .
Written in English


  • Africa -- Historiography.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by V.Y. Mudimbe and B. Jewsiewicki.
SeriesHistory and theory. Beiheft -- 32., History and theory -- 32.
ContributionsMudimbe, V. Y., 1941-, Jewsiewicki, Bogumil.
The Physical Object
Pagination125 p. :
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14695585M

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