Obolo and the peopling of the Niger Delta by John H. Enemugwem

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Published by Aboki Monographs/Aboki Publishers in Makurdi, Nigeria .

Written in English

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  • Obolo (African people) -- History,
  • Ijo (African people) -- History,
  • Ethnology -- Nigeria -- Niger River Delta Region

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementJohn H. Enemugwem.
LC ClassificationsDT515.45.O23 E535 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 38 p. :
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23222700M
ISBN 109788098525
ISBN 109789788098522
LC Control Number2008430637

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