guide to African history. by Basil Davidson

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .

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Traces the history of the African continent from prehistoric times to the present day.

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StatementRev. and edited by Haskel Frankel. Illustrated by Robin Jacques.
SeriesZenith books
ContributionsFrankel, Haskel, ed., Jacques, Robin, illus.
LC ClassificationsDT22 .D3 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 118 p.
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5695961M
LC Control Number70091576

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