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A history of modern Africa

Richard J. Reid

A history of modern Africa

1800 to the present

by Richard J. Reid

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Published by Wiley-Blackwell in Malden, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRichard J. Reid
    SeriesConcise history of the modern world, Concise history of the modern world
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT20 .R45 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 386 p. :
    Number of Pages386
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25244015M
    ISBN 109780470658987
    LC Control Number2011031982
    OCLC/WorldCa744978428

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