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The politics of history in contemporary Africa

Michael Onyebuchi Eze

The politics of history in contemporary Africa

by Michael Onyebuchi Eze

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historiography -- Africa,
  • Historiography -- Political aspects -- Africa,
  • Africa -- Historiography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael Onyebuchi Eze ; with a preface by F.R Ankersmit.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT19 .E987 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23963062M
    ISBN 109780230623576
    LC Control Number2009051143

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