Through the year in West Africa
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Published by Batsford Academic and Educational in London .
Written in English



  • Cameroon


  • Bali (African people) -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Cameroon -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.

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Edition Notes

StatementMalcolm Green.
LC ClassificationsDT571.B33 G74 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p. :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2910537M
ISBN 100713439645
LC Control Number84141321

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