Essays on the economic anthropology of Liberia and Sierra Leone
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Published by Institute for Liberian Studies in Philadelphia .
Written in English


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StatementVernon R. Dorjahn and Barry L. Isaac, editors.
SeriesLiberian studies monograph series -- 6
ContributionsDorjahn, Vernon R., Isaac, Barry L.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14142562M

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