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Games against nature

Robert W. Harms

Games against nature

an eco-cultural history of the Nunu of equatorial Africa

by Robert W. Harms

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nunu (African people)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Harms.
    SeriesStudies in environment and history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS650.N9
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(400)p. :
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22646314M
    ISBN 100521343739

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