book of African names

by Asante, Molefi K.

Publisher: Africa World Press in Trenton, N.J

Written in English
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  • Africa

Subjects:

  • Names, Personal -- Africa -- Dictionaries -- English.,
  • Names, African -- Dictionaries -- English.

Edition Notes

StatementMolefi Kete Asante.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCS2375.A33 A8 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1574512M
ISBN 100865432546
LC Control Number91072493

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