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Western Africa

J. Leighton Wilson

Western Africa

its history, condition, and prospects.

by J. Leighton Wilson

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Published by Negro Universities Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, West
    • Subjects:
    • Africa, West -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1856 ed.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT472 .W54 1970
      The Physical Object
      Pagination527 p.
      Number of Pages527
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5315780M
      ISBN 100837146216
      LC Control Number72129952


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