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The Weight of the Past

Living with History in Mahajanga, Madagascar

by Michael Lambek

  • 373 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aspects of religions (non-Christian),
  • Ethnography,
  • Religious groups,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Religion,
  • History,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Textbooks,
  • Sociology of Religion,
  • Sociology,
  • Madagascar,
  • Sakalava (Malagasy people),
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Mahajanga (Madagascar : Provin,
  • Mahajanga (Madagascar : Province)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8400085M
    ISBN 101403960682
    ISBN 109781403960689

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