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A Hill among a Thousand

Transformations and Ruptures in Rural Rwanda (Africa and the Diaspora)
  • 560 Pages
  • 4.88 MB
  • English
University of Wisconsin Press
Africa - Central, Anthropology - Cultural, Developing Countries, Social Science / Third World Development, Social Science, Archaeology / Anthropology, Economic conditions, Rural development, Rwanda, Social conditions, Soci
ContributionsHelen Arnold (Translator)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10317267M
ISBN 100299215601
ISBN 139780299215606

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