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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


  • Ethnology -- Sahara.,
  • Sahara -- Description and travel.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 277-285.

The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 295 p.
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16061367M

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