Pastoralism in tropical Africa = Les sociétés pastorales en Afrique tropicale : studies presented and discussed at the XIIIth International African Seminar, Niamey, December 1972 by International African Seminar (13th 1972 Niamey, Niger)

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Other titlesSociétés pastorales en Afrique tropicale.
Statementedited with an introd. by Théodore Monod.
ContributionsMonod, Théodore, 1902-, International African Institute.
LC ClassificationsGN645 .I57 1972
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 502 p. :
Number of Pages502
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4926684M
ISBN 100197241964
LC Control Number76353121

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