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African arms and armor

by Christopher Spring

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Weapons -- Africa.,
    • Armor -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementChristopher Spring.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN497.5 .S67 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination144 p. :
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1445746M
      ISBN 101560983175
      LC Control Number93084191
      OCLC/WorldCa29262921

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