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study of African archaeology and history in Moçambique

J. M. Morais

study of African archaeology and history in Moçambique

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Published by Institute of African Studies, University of Nairobi in [Nairobi] .
Written in English

  • Mozambique,
  • Mozambique.
    • Subjects:
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Mozambique.,
    • Prehistoric peoples -- Mozambique.,
    • Archaeology -- Mozambique.,
    • Mozambique -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: leaf 5.

      Statementby J. M. Morais.
      SeriesSeminar paper - Institute of African Studies, University of Nairobi ; no. 66, Seminar paper (University of Nairobi. Institute of African Studies) ;, no. 66.
      LC ClassificationsDT457 .M67
      The Physical Object
      Pagination6 leaves ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4440388M
      LC Control Number79101712

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