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African difference

discourses on Africanity and the relativity of cultures

by Oyekan Owomoyela

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Published by Witswatersrand University Press, P. Lang in Johannesburg, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
    • Subjects:
    • National characteristics, African.,
    • Blacks -- Race identity.,
    • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Civilization.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-232) and index.

      StatementOyekan Owomoyela.
      SeriesStudies in African and Afro-American culture,, vol. 10, Studies in African and African-American culture ;, vol. 10
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT352.4 .O96 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination236 p. ;
      Number of Pages236
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL790068M
      ISBN 101868142957, 0820428817
      LC Control Number95022507

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