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African art and culture

Education Development Center

African art and culture

a course in ethnic studies

by Education Development Center

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by The Center in Newton, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, African,
  • Africa -- Civilization

  • Edition Notes

    Robert C. Hayden, Project director

    Statementdesigned by Education Development Center for the Career Opportunities Program
    ContributionsHayden, Robert C, Career Opportunities Program
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22785551M


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