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West African city

Michael P. Banton

West African city

a study of tribal life in Freetown.

by Michael P. Banton

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Published by Published for the International African Institute by the Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tribes -- Sierra Leone -- Freetown.,
  • Freetown (Sierra Leone) -- Social life and customs.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT516 .B25, DT516 .B25
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 228 p.
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17928622M
    LC Control Number57059560

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