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Turkana Kenya"s nomads of the Jade Sea by Nigel Pavitt

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Published by Harry N. Abrams in New York .
Written in English


  • Turkana (African people)

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 240).

StatementNigel Pavitt ; designed by Barney Wan.
LC ClassificationsDT433.545.T87 P39 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p. :
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL662097M
ISBN 100810938960
LC Control Number97007568

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