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The Mfecane An Annotated Bibliography by David M. Westley

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Published by Univ of Wisconsin Madison African .
Written in English


  • Africa, Southern,
  • Bibliography,
  • Africa - General,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • History,
  • Mfecane period, 1816-ca. 1840

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Open LibraryOL8443975M
ISBN 100942615417
ISBN 109780942615418

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