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Published by The American Folk-Lore Society, G.E. Stechert and Co., Agents in New York .
Written in English


  • Lamba (Zambian and Congolese (Democratic Republic) people) -- Folklore.,
  • Lamba language (Zambia and Congo) -- Texts.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementcollected by Clement M. Doke ...
SeriesMemoir[s] of the American Folk-lore Society,, v. XX
LC ClassificationsGR1 .A5 vol. 20
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi (i.e. xvii), 570 p.
Number of Pages570
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6717430M
LC Control Number28018358

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Genre/Form: Folklore Texts: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Doke, Clement M. (Clement Martyn), Lamba folk-lore. New York, American Folk-Lore. Folklore, Lamba, Lamba language (Zambia and Congo). Publisher New York: The American folk-lore society, G. E. Stechert and co., agents Collection universityoffloridaduplicates; univ_florida_smathers; americana Digitizing sponsor University of Florida, George A. Smathers Libraries with support from LYRASIS and the Sloan Foundation Contributor. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. Ozymandias of Egypt by SHELLEY, Full text of "Lamba folk-lore" See other formats. Lamba folk-lore / collected by Clement M. Doke. By Clement Martyn Doke. Abstract. texts and English translations Topics: Lamba (Zambian and Congolese (Democratic Republic) people), Lamba language (Zambia and Congo) Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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