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Daughters of Africa

Daughters of Africa

an international anthology of words and writings by women of African descent from the Ancient Egyptian to the present

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Published by Vintage in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London: Cape, 1992.

Statementedited by Margaret Busby.
ContributionsBusby, Margaret.
The Physical Object
Paginationli, 1093p. ;
Number of Pages1093
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20989580M
ISBN 100099224216

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New. Margaret Yvonne Busby OBE, Hon. FRSL (bornalso titled Nana Akua Ackon) is a Ghanaian-born publisher, editor, writer and broadcaster, resident in the UK.

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