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comparitive study of some central African Gong languages.

J. F. Carrington

comparitive study of some central African Gong languages.

by J. F. Carrington

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Published by Campenhout in Bruxelles .
Written in English


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Thesis(Ph.D.) - University of London, 1947.

SeriesMe moires / Institut Royal Colonial Belge. Section des Sciences morales et politiques -- v.18, fasc. 3
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Open LibraryOL13916040M

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