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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Double descent (Kinship),
  • Igbo (African people)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 271-278.

SeriesAmerican Ethnological Society.Monograph ;, 47, Monographs of the American Ethnological Society ;, 47.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE51 .A556 vol. 47
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 284 p.
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5602416M
LC Control Number68009133

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