History of Chrisianity in West Africa up to the 19th century
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History of Chrisianity in West Africa up to the 19th century by Tongshinen Yohanna Wadak

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Published by Academic Trust Fund in Pankshin, Nigeria .
Written in English


  • Christianity -- History -- Africa, West.,
  • Christianity -- History -- Nigeria.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 93-94)

Statementby Yohanna Tongshinen Wadak.
LC ClassificationsBR1460 .W34 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination[6] 94 p. ;
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16671042M
ISBN 109783787314
LC Control Number2006432054

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