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Marriagelaws in Africa

Arthur Phillips

Marriagelaws in Africa

by Arthur Phillips

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Published by Oxford University Press for the International African Institute in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marriage law -- Africa.

  • Edition Notes

    bibl p197-201.

    StatementArthur Phillips and Henry F. Morris.
    ContributionsMorris, Henry Francis., International African Institute.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKR
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(9),229p. ;
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21168938M
    ISBN 100197241859

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Marriage laws in Africa [by] Arthur Phillips & Henry F. Morris by Phillips, Arthur; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Africa, Marriage law.