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Tradition and progress in the African village

Klaus Ernst

Tradition and progress in the African village

the non-capitalist transformation of rural communities in Mali

by Klaus Ernst

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Published by C. Hurst in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mali,
  • Mali.,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Villages -- Mali.,
    • Socialism -- Africa.,
    • Mali -- Rural conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKlaus Ernst ; [translated from the German by Salomea Genin ; edited by Jürgen Herzog].
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN810.M3 E7513
      The Physical Object
      Pagination262 p. :
      Number of Pages262
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4281143M
      ISBN 100903983443
      LC Control Number78307298

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