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An introduction to African philosophy

past and present

by Maurice Muhatia Makumba

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Published by Paulines Publications Africa in Nairobi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-207).

StatementMaurice M. Makumba.
The Physical Object
Pagination207 p. ;
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16639294M
ISBN 109966082964
LC Control Number2008349097
OCLC/WorldCa212893801

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