African renaissance. by Leonard Barnes

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .

Written in English

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  • Africa -- Politics and government.,
  • Africa -- Economic conditions.

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LC ClassificationsDT30 .B32 1970
The Physical Object
Pagination304 p.
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5755044M
LC Control Number71098284

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