Social change at Larteh, Ghana. by David Brokensha

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Published by Clarendon P. in Oxford .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Larteh (Ghana)

Subjects:

  • Social change -- Case studies,
  • Larteh (Ghana) -- Social conditions

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 276-281.

Book details

GenreCase studies.
SeriesOxford monographs on social anthropology
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN800.G45 B7
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 294 p.
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6016192M
LC Control Number66073914
OCLC/WorldCa262104

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