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Africans and the politics of popular culture

Africans and the politics of popular culture

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Published by University of Rochester Press in Rochester, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular culture -- Political aspects -- Africa,
  • Africa -- Civilization

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Toyin Falola and Augustine Agwuele.
    SeriesRochester studies in African history and the diaspora, Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora
    ContributionsFalola, Toyin., Agwuele, Augustine.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT14 .A3746 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 333 p. :
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23994153M
    ISBN 101580463312
    ISBN 109781580463317
    LC Control Number2009037100


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Book/Monograph. Series: Rochester studies in African history and diaspora Call No: (6) AFR. Notes: Includes index. Language: English.

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