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The African genius

Basil Davidson

The African genius

an introduction to African cultural and social history

by Basil Davidson

  • 286 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Civilization

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Basil Davidson
    The Physical Object
    Pagination367 p.
    Number of Pages367
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26893391M
    OCLC/WorldCa9911712

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