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preface to modern Nigeria

Jean Herskovits

preface to modern Nigeria

the "Sierra Leonians" in Yoruba, 1830-1890.

by Jean Herskovits

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Published by Univ. of Wisconsin Press in Madison .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church Missionary Society,
  • Nigeria -- History,
  • Sierra Leone -- History,
  • Africa, West -- Colonization

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [372]-383.

    StatementBy Jean Herskovits Kopytoff.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT515.7 .K6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 402 p.
    Number of Pages402
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13575691M
    LC Control Number65024184
    OCLC/WorldCa14145028

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