Includes bibliographical references.
|Series||African urban notes -- v. 2, no. 2-3|
|Contributions||Michigan State University. African Studies Center.|
|LC Classifications||HT148.A2 A45x v.2:2-3|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 v. ;|
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