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Architectures of Nigeria

Kevin Carroll

Architectures of Nigeria

architectures of the Hausa and Yoruba peoples and of the many peoples between--tradition and modernization

by Kevin Carroll

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Published by published for the Society of African Missions by Ethnographica Ltd. in association with Lester Crook Academic Publishing in [London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture, Domestic -- Africa, West -- Nigeria,
  • Vernacular architecture -- Africa, West -- Nigeria

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKevin Carroll.
    ContributionsSociety of African Missions.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination124 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18129009M
    ISBN 100905788370

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