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The African assertion

Austin J. Shelton

The African assertion

a critical anthology of African literature

by Austin J. Shelton

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Published by Odyssey Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African literature

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 255-259.

    Statementedited by Austin J. Shelton.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 273 p.
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23744973M

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