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Published by Nova Science Publishers, Inc. in Hauppauge, N.Y .
Written in English



  • Africa.


  • Freedom of religion -- Africa.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [173]-174) and index.

Other titlesReligiou freedom in Africa
StatementEdward P. Lipton, editor.
ContributionsLipton, Edward P.
LC ClassificationsBL2400 .R382 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 182 p. ;
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3670453M
ISBN 101590333896
LC Control Number2002726930

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