changing cultural ecology of the Warwar Valley, 1948-1980
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Published .
Written in English


  • Mambila (African people).

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Statementby Evan G. Schneider.
The Physical Object
Pagination[8], 82 leaves, bound :
Number of Pages82
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Open LibraryOL14270742M

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