|Statement||by Helen Codere.|
|Series||Annalen : Reeks in-8o : Menselijke Wetenschappen - Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Afrika, Tervuren ; no. 79, Annalen., nr 79.|
|LC Classifications||GN659.R85 C6|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 399 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||399|
|LC Control Number||75312289|
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