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Socio-political thought in African literature

Gideon-Cyrus Makau Mutiso

Socio-political thought in African literature

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by Gideon-Cyrus Makau Mutiso

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African literature (English) -- History and criticism.

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    Statement[by] G.-C. M. Mutiso.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9340 .M87 1974
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 182 p.
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5121941M
    ISBN 100333155564
    LC Control Number74195452
    OCLC/WorldCa1254319

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