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From ancient Africa to ancient Greece an introduction to the history of philosophy by Henry Olela

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Published by Published for Black Heritage Corp. by Select Pub. Corp. in Atlanta, Ga. (847 Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr., S.W., Atlanta 30314) .
Written in English



  • Africa


  • Philosophy, Ancient -- History.,
  • Mythology, African.,
  • Philosophy -- Africa -- History.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Henry Olela ; edited by Edward F. Collins, Alveda King Beal ; illustrated by George Balams ; cover design by Greg Pennington.
ContributionsCollins, Edward F., King, Alveda C., Balams, George., Black Heritage Corporation.
LC ClassificationsB171 .O43
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3819935M
LC Control Number81129181

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