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Africa"s cultural revolution

Okot p"Bitek

Africa"s cultural revolution

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by Okot p"Bitek

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Published by Macmillan Books for Africa in Nairobi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Africa -- Intellectual life.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementOkot p"Bitek ; introd. by Ngugi wa Thiong"o.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT14 .P38 1973
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 108 p. ;
      Number of Pages108
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5182147M
      LC Control Number74980121

        Hu Rongfen had no choice. On Novem , in the whirlwind of Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution, the slender and soft-spoken middle .


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