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Elements of negro religion

being a contribution to the study of Indo-Bantu comparative religion

by W. J. Edmondston-Scott

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Published by Edmondston-Scott in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bantu-speaking peoples -- Religion,
  • Bantu-speaking peoples -- Folklore,
  • Religion

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesIndo-Bantu comparative religion.
    Statementby W. J. Edmonston-Scott.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2480.B3 E4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 244 p.
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6394905M
    LC Control Number39030718
    OCLC/WorldCa2511871

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