2 edition of Man and Africa found in the catalog.
Man and Africa
|Statement||edited by Gordon Wolstenholme and Maeve O"Connor.|
|Contributions||Wolstenholme, G. E. W. 1913-, O"Connor, Maeve., Haile Selassie I Prize Trust.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx,400p.,p. of plates (1 folded) :|
|Number of Pages||400|
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