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English and the challenges of literacy in the 21st century

Nigeria English Studies Association. Conference

English and the challenges of literacy in the 21st century

proceedings of the 22nd annual conference of the Nigeria English Studies Association (NESA), held at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, from September 7-10, 2005

by Nigeria English Studies Association. Conference

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Published by Olivetree Pub. Venture in Lagos .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[editors, Femi Akindele, Wale Adegbite]
ContributionsAkindele, Femi, Adegbite, Wale
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE3442.N5 N545 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 213 p. ;
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24522156M
ISBN 109879780874384
LC Control Number2009404580
OCLC/WorldCa566041725

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