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A history of Nigeria

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Published by Longman in London, New York .
Written in English



  • Nigeria


  • Nigeria -- History

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Edition Notes

StatementElizabeth Isichei ; with a contribution by Peter Uche Isichei.
LC ClassificationsDT515.5 .I8 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 517 p. :
Number of Pages517
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4266399M
ISBN 100582643317, 0582643309
LC Control Number81012342

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