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gendered view of Chokwe oral literature and traditions

Rachel I. Fretz

gendered view of Chokwe oral literature and traditions

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Published by s.n.] in [Lusaka .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementpresentation by Rachel I. Fretz (UCLA) for the Institute of African Studies, University of Zambia.
ContributionsUniversity of California, Los Angeles., University of Zambia. Institute for African Studies.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 96/00956 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p. ;
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1076103M
LC Control Number93982613

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