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Education and changing West African culture

Wilson, J.

Education and changing West African culture

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Published by O.U.P. in London .
Written in English


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  Olaudah Equiano, self-proclaimed West African sold into slavery and later freed. His autobiography was immensely popular, and he is considered the originator of the slave narrative, although there is controversy regarding his birth. Learn more about Equiano’s life. Presented at African Studies Association Annual Conference, Novem Baltimore, Maryland Patrick Plonski, PhD Wilder Street North St. Paul, MN [email protected] Abstract At least 26 African countries list English as one of their official languages. Most recentlyCited by: 5.


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