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The American image of Africa: myth and reality

by Felix N. Okoye

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Published by Black Academy Press in Buffalo, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Black race.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 152-157.

    Statementby Felix N. Okoye.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN645 .O38
    The Physical Object
    Pagination157 p.
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5759055M
    ISBN 100878310541
    LC Control Number71151127
    OCLC/WorldCa125883

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