Bibliography: p.371-383. - Includes index.
|Statement||Mahir Saul and Patrick Royer.|
|Series||Western African studies|
|Contributions||Royer, Patrick Yves.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 404 p. :|
|Number of Pages||404|
|ISBN 10||0852554745, 0852554796|
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