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Religion and custom in a Muslim society

the Berti of Sudan

by Ladislav HolyМЃ

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .
Written in English

  • Sudan,
  • Sudan.
    • Subjects:
    • Berti (African people),
    • Muslims -- Sudan.,
    • Sudan -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [226]-233) and index.

      StatementLadislav Holy.
      SeriesCambridge studies in social and cultural anthropology ;, 78
      LC ClassificationsDT155.2.B47 H65 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 243 p. :
      Number of Pages243
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1862709M
      ISBN 100521394856
      LC Control Number90020417

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