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Basic text on West African traditional religion for higher education

S. A. Abioye

Basic text on West African traditional religion for higher education

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Published by Immaculate-City Publishers in [Akunlemu, Oyo state, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • God (African religion),
  • Africa, West -- Religion.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-156).

    Other titlesWest African traditional religion
    StatementS.A. Abioye.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2465 .A28 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 156 p. ;
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16291652M
    ISBN 109783596209
    LC Control Number2006615041
    OCLC/WorldCa48814586


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