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African gods

Daniel LainГ©

African gods

contemporary rituals and beliefs

by Daniel LainГ©

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Published by Flammarion in Paris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rites and ceremonies -- Africa,
  • Rites and ceremonies -- Africa -- Pictorial works,
  • Africa -- Religious life and customs,
  • Africa -- Religious life and customs -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    Statementphotographs by Daniel Lainé ; preface by Tobie Nathan ; essays by Anne Stamm and Pierre Saulnier.
    GenrePictorial works.
    ContributionsNathan, Tobie., Stamm, Anne., Saulnier, Pierre.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p. :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22486300M
    ISBN 102080300199
    ISBN 109782080300195
    OCLC/WorldCa144596948


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