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History of the peoples of Lagos State

History of the peoples of Lagos State

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Published by Lantern Books in Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lagos State (Nigeria),
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Lagos State (Nigeria) -- Congresses.,
    • Lagos State (Nigeria) -- Ethnic relations -- Congresses.,
    • Nigeria -- Ethnic relations -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Ade Adefuye, Babatunde Agiri, Jide Osuntokun.
      ContributionsAdefuye, Ade., Agiri, Babatunde., Osuntokun, Akinjide., University of Lagos. Dept. of History.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT515.9.L3 H57 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 378 p. ;
      Number of Pages378
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2092393M
      ISBN 109782281484
      LC Control Number88136628


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