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Theories of Africans

Francophone literature and anthropology in Africa

by Miller, Christopher L.

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, French-speaking West,
  • Africa, French-speaking West.
    • Subjects:
    • African literature (French) -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
    • Literature and anthropology -- Africa, French-speaking West,
    • Mandingo (African people) -- Intellectual life,
    • Mandingo (African people) in literature,
    • Africa, French-speaking West -- Intellectual life,
    • Africa, French-speaking West -- In literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-321) and index.

      StatementChristopher L. Miller.
      SeriesBlack literature and culture
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPQ3980 .M55 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 328 p. :
      Number of Pages328
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1876104M
      ISBN 100226528014, 0226528022
      LC Control Number90036154

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