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Ghosts of Kanungu

Richard Vokes

Ghosts of Kanungu

fertility, secrecy & exchange in the Great Lakes of East Africa

by Richard Vokes

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Published by Fountain Publishers, James Currey in Kampala, Uganda, Woodbridge, UK, Rochester, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 226-233) and index.

StatementRichard Vokes
SeriesAfrican anthropology, African anthropology
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB3974 .L67 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 240 p., 3 p. of plates :
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24554103M
ISBN 101847010091, 9970027328
ISBN 109781847010094, 9789970027323
LC Control Number2010278335
OCLC/WorldCa351324472


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