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Women in urban Africa.

Women in urban Africa.

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Published by African Studies Center, Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Africa.,
  • City and town life -- Africa.,
  • Women -- Africa -- Economic conditions.,
  • Urban women -- Africa.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    SeriesAfrican urban notes -- v. 2, no. 2-3
    ContributionsMichigan State University. African Studies Center.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT148.A2 A45x v.2:2-3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15416266M

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