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Historical reference, meaning and understanding

Sandra Barkan

Historical reference, meaning and understanding

interpreting African narratives

by Sandra Barkan

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Published by University Microfilms in Ann Arbor (Mich.) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ouologuem, Yambo.,
  • Armah, Ayi Kwei, -- 1939-

  • Edition Notes

    Thesis (Ph.D) - University of Iowa, 1984.

    Statementby Sandra Barkan.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21203964M


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