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food resources of Africa

Thomas Stotesbury Githens

food resources of Africa

by Thomas Stotesbury Githens

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Published by University of Pennsylvania press, the University museum in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Africa.,
    • Food supply -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 100-105.

      Statementby Thomas S. Githens and Carroll E. Wood, jr.
      SeriesAfrican handbook,, 3
      ContributionsWood, Carroll E.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD2117 .G5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination4 p. l., 105 p.
      Number of Pages105
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6455845M
      LC Control Number43016501
      OCLC/WorldCa2173437

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