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Published by Negro Universities Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English



  • Africa, North


  • Pirates,
  • Africa, North -- History -- 1517-1882

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementWith the collaboration of J. D. Jerrold Kelley.
SeriesThe Story of the nations
ContributionsKelley, J. D. Jerrold 1847-1922, joint author.
LC ClassificationsDT201 .L3 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 316 p.
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5444088M
ISBN 100837132312
LC Control Number73097416

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