Place of biography in Kenyan history, 1904-2005

by William Robert Ochieng"

Publisher: Mountain View Publishers in Kisumu [Kenya]

Written in English
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  • Kenya -- Biography -- History and criticism.,
  • Kenya -- History -- 20th century.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementWilliam R. Ochieng.
LC ClassificationsCT21 .O29 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 110 p. ;
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3445556M
LC Control Number2005328500

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