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Anthropology and independent Africans

Archie Mafeje

Anthropology and independent Africans

suicide or end of an era?

by Archie Mafeje

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Published by Codesria in Dakar, Senegal .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Ethnology -- Africa.,
    • Structural anthropology -- Africa.,
    • Political anthropology -- Africa.,
    • Africa -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 38-40).

      StatementArchie Mafeje.
      SeriesMonograph series,, 4/96, Monograph series (Codesria) ;, 96/4.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN645 .M25 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination40 p. ;
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL145350M
      LC Control Number99891423

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