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Fort Jesus, Mombasa

James S. Kirkman

Fort Jesus, Mombasa

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Published by Museum Trustees of Kenya in Mombasa .
Written in English

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  • Fort Jesus (Kenya)
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    • Fort Jesus (Kenya)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [26]

      Statementby James Kirkman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT434.M7 K58 1975
      The Physical Object
      Pagination25, [1] p. :
      Number of Pages25
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4533548M
      LC Control Number76980384

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Fort Jesus of Mombasa. by W. Nelson (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both work.

Scan an ISBN with your phone Use the Amazon App to scan ISBNs and compare Author: W. Nelson. Get this from a library. Fort Jesus and the Portuguese in Mombasa, [C R Boxer; Carlos de Azevedo].

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Designed by Italian Giovanni Battista 5/5. This 16th-century fort and Unesco World Heritage treasure is Mombasa’s most visited site. The metre-thick walls, frescoed interiors, traces of European graffiti, Arabic inscriptions and Swahili embellishment aren’t just evocative, they’re a palimpsest of Mombasa's history and the coast writ in stone.

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