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Economic change in precolonial Africa supplementary evidence by Philip D. Curtin

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison .
Written in English


  • Slave trade -- Africa, West -- History,
  • Africa, West -- Economic conditions,
  • Africa, West -- Commerce -- History

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StatementPhilip D. Curtin.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 150 p. ;
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18504670M
ISBN 100299066509

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