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Professor Paulo de Moraes Farias FBA

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About this Fellow

West African history: oral traditions, chronicles, and medieval Arabic inscriptions; the interaction of Islamic and other cultural heritages in the region

Website: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/profiles/dasa/fernando-paulo.aspx

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