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Muntu African culture and the Western world by Janheinz Jahn

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Published by Grove Weidenfeld in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Africa, Sub-Saharan

Subjects:

  • Negritude (Literary movement),
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Civilization

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJanheinz Jahn ; translated from the German by Marjorie Grene ; with an introduction by Calvin C. Hernton.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT352.4 .J3613 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 267 p., 16 p. of plates :
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1885926M
ISBN 100802132081
LC Control Number90047010

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