Africa and Africans in the diaspora

an evaluation of the impact they have on each other by Omoh T. Ojior

Publisher: Adena Publishers in Benin City [Nigeria]

Written in English
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  • Blacks -- Race identity.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 178-180).

Other titlesAfrica & Africans in the diaspora
Statementby Omoh T. Ojior.
LC ClassificationsDT16.5 .O39 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 180 p. :
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL80946M
LC Control Number99185773

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