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Spatial literacy

Epifania Akosua Amoo-Adare

Spatial literacy

contemporary Asante women"s perceptive place-making

by Epifania Akosua Amoo-Adare

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Ashanti Women,
  • Spatial behavior,
  • Feminist geography

  • Edition Notes

    Revised version of the author"s thesis (PhD)--UCLA, 2006.

    StatementEpifania Akosua Amoo-Adare
    SeriesGender and cultural studies in Africa and the diaspora, Gender and cultural studies in Africa and the diaspora
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF469 .A46 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25405104M
    ISBN 109781137281067
    LC Control Number2012031271

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Product details Series: Gender and Cultural Studies in Africa and the Diaspora Hardcover: pages Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; edition (February 6, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: 12 ounces ( 5/5(1).

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