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origins of solar energy as it relates to ancient African science and philosophy by Kwaku Amenhotep

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Published by All African Imports, Afro Craft Associates in [S.l.] .
Written in English

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Statementby Kwaku Amenhotep.
LC ClassificationsMLCS 94/01653 (B)
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Pagination25 p. :
Number of Pages25
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Open LibraryOL1223379M
LC Control Number94223128

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