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African legends of societal origins

African legends of societal origins

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Published by Merritt College in Oakland, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Legends -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliography.

      Statementcompiled by Karl Bagwell [and others]
      ContributionsBagwell, Karl., Merritt College.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR350 .A36
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4472735M
      LC Control Number79296469


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