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Fusion of the worlds

an ethnography of possession among the Songhay of Niger

by Paul Stoller

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Niger.
    • Subjects:
    • Songhai (African people),
    • Spirit possession -- Niger

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPaul Stoller.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT547.45.S65 S75 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 243 p., [1] leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages243
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2051534M
      ISBN 100226775445
      LC Control Number88029250

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