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African people in the twentieth century

Lucy Philip Mair

African people in the twentieth century

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Published by G. Routledge in London .
Written in English

  • Ganda (African people),
  • Ethnology -- Tanzania,
  • Ethnology -- Uganda

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby L. P. Mair
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 300 p., 8 leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15131963M

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