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Sources of the African past

David Robinson

Sources of the African past

by David Robinson

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementDavid Robinson and Douglas Smith.
The Physical Object
Pagination203p. :
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19462008M

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[Roy E Finkenbine] -- Contains nearly source documents, organized chronologically in 17 chapters. Includes letters, speeches, editorials, interviews, memoirs, petitions, poems, songs, and stories by African American. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: maps ; 24 cm: Contents: 1.

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Finkenbine. Format Book Edition 2nd ed. Published New York: Pearson/Longman, c Description xii, p.: ill. ; 24 cm. Notes Includes bibliographical references.

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