Conflicted Missionaries: Power and Identity in French West Africa During the 1930s

  title={Conflicted Missionaries: Power and Identity in French West Africa During the 1930s},
  author={James Eskridge Genova},
  journal={The Historian},
  pages={45 - 66}
  • J. Genova
  • Published 1 March 2004
  • History
  • The Historian

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