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Voices of the poor in Africa by Elizabeth Isichei

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Published by University of Rochester Press in Rochester, NY .
Written in English


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StatementElizabeth Isichei.
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LC ClassificationsGN
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Paginationix, 287 p. :
Number of Pages287
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Open LibraryOL22519474M
ISBN 101580461077

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