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Architectures of Nigeria

Kevin Carroll

Architectures of Nigeria

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

by Kevin Carroll

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Published by Ethnographica, Society of African Missions, Lester Crook Academic Pub. in London, [Cork], [S.l.] .
Written in English

  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture -- Nigeria.,
    • Vernacular architecture -- Nigeria.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 121-122) and index.

      StatementKevin Carroll.
      LC ClassificationsNA1599.N5 C37 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination124 p. :
      Number of Pages124
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL920868M
      LC Control Number95218619

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