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Dying and death among the Turkana

Barrett, Anthony

Dying and death among the Turkana

by Barrett, Anthony

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Published by Gaba Publications in Eldoret, Kenya .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Turkana (African people) -- Funeral customs and rites.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Anthony Barrett.
    SeriesSpearhead ;, no. 97, Spearhead (Eldoret, Kenya) ;, no. 97.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT433.545.T87 B37 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. <1 > :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2524724M
    LC Control Number87981131

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