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Art and religion in Africa

by Rosalind I. J. Hackett

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Published by Cassell in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Art and religion -- Africa,
    • Art and society -- Africa

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-220) and index.

      StatementRosalind I.J. Hackett.
      SeriesReligion in the arts series, Religion and the arts series.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN72.R4 H25 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 226 p., [4] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages226
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL811277M
      ISBN 100304337528
      LC Control Number95048182

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