Adventures in a mud hut an innocent anthropologist abroad by Nigel Barley

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Published by Vanguard Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • Cameroon


  • Barley, Nigel.,
  • Doyayo (African people),
  • Ethnology -- Field work.,
  • Ethnologists -- Cameroon -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Previously published as: The innocent anthropologist, c1983.

Book details

Statementby Nigel Barley ; illustrated by Donald Rooum.
LC ClassificationsDT571.D68 B36 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p. :
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3183273M
ISBN 100814908802
LC Control Number83026014

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