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Applied anthropology in English-speaking Africa

David Brokensha

Applied anthropology in English-speaking Africa

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Published by Society for Applied Anthropology in [Lexington, Ky.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, East,
  • South Africa,
  • Africa, West
    • Subjects:
    • Africa, East -- Social conditions.,
    • South Africa -- Social conditions.,
    • Africa, West -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] David Brokensha.
      SeriesSociety for Applied Anthropology. Monograph, no. 8, Monograph (Society for Applied Anthropology) ;, no. 8.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN793.5 .B7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination31 p.
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5978658M
      LC Control Number66006224
      OCLC/WorldCa648844

      • I am working on a book manuscript, based on a full-time, mixed methods study of faith English: fluency in reading, writing, and speaking. Elected as Fellow in the S ociety for Applied Anthropology.


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