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A history of Nigeria

by Elizabeth Allo Isichei

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

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Nigeria -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementElizabeth Isichei ; with a contribution by Peter Uche Isichei.
      Classifications
      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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