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Chieftaincy in Ghana Culture, Governance and Development (Culture and Development)

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Published by Sub-Saharan Publishers .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Anthropology,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Africa,
  • Africa - General,
  • Chiefdoms,
  • Ghana,
  • Political customs and rites,
  • Tribal government

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsIrene K. Odotei (Editor), Albert K. Awedoba (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages700
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9204251M
ISBN 10998855074X
ISBN 109789988550745

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