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Barawa and the ways birds fly in the sky

an ethnographic novel

by Jackson, Michael

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sierra Leone.
    • Subjects:
    • Kuranko (African people),
    • Ethnology -- Sierra Leone.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 205-210.

      StatementMichael Jackson.
      SeriesSmithsonian series in ethnographic inquiry
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN655.S5 J33 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination212 p. :
      Number of Pages212
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2551306M
      ISBN 100874745365
      LC Control Number85043406


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