Power and permanence in precolonial Africa: a case study from the central Sahel

  title={Power and permanence in precolonial Africa: a case study from the central Sahel},
  author={Anne Haour},
  journal={World Archaeology},
  pages={552 - 565}
  • A. Haour
  • Published 1 December 2005
  • Sociology
  • World Archaeology
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