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Published by Nairobi University Press in Nairobi .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • American literature -- Congresses.,
  • United States -- History -- Congresses.,
  • United States -- Study and teaching -- Africa, Eastern -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Henry Indangasi, Henry Mutoro, Macharia Munene.
ContributionsIndangasi, Henry., Mutoro, Henry., Munene, Macharia., Colloquium on American Studies in Eastern Africa (1st : 1990 : Nairobi, Kenya)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE172.9 .A47 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination132 p. :
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1268789M
ISBN 109966846239
LC Control Number94983309

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