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Butterflies & Barbarians

Swiss Missionaries and Systems of Knowledge in South-East Africa

by Patrick Harries

  • 176 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Ohio University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Africa - East,
  • Africa - South - General,
  • History / Africa / South / General,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11417136M
    ISBN 100821417762
    ISBN 109780821417768

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