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African Art and Culture (World Art and Culture)

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Published by Raintree .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Science - Customs, Traditions, Anthropology,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Art - History,
  • Art, African,
  • General,
  • African art

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary binding
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7919818M
    ISBN 100739866060
    ISBN 109780739866061
    OCLC/WorldCa51586737


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