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African culture and the African personality

SМЈofoМЈla, J. A.

African culture and the African personality

what makes an African person African

by SМЈofoМЈla, J. A.

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Published by African Resources Publishers Co. in Ibadan, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Blacks -- Race identity.,
    • Africa -- Civilization.,
    • Africa -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby J. A. Ṣofọla.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT14 .S6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 168 p. ;
      Number of Pages168
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4607868M
      LC Control Number77371277


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