Slavery and the birth of an African city
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Slavery and the birth of an African city Lagos, 1760-1900 by Kristin Mann

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington, IN .
Written in English


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StatementKristin Mann.
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LC ClassificationsHT
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Paginationxii, 473 p. ;
Number of Pages473
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22764709M
ISBN 109780253348845

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