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Published by Foresight Press in Lagos, Nigeria .

Written in English

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  • Blacks -- Africa,
  • Blacks,
  • African diaspora,
  • Blacks -- Africa -- Politics and government,
  • Blacks -- Africa -- Social conditions,
  • Black nationalism -- Africa

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Muyiwa Falaiye and Sandra M. Grayson.
ContributionsFalaiye, "Muyiwa., Grayson, Sandra M.
LC ClassificationsDT15 .S63 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination188 p. ;
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23933925M
ISBN 109783756249
ISBN 109789783756243
LC Control Number2006398164

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