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The pastoral Tuareg ecology, culture and society by Johannes Nicolaisen

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Published by Thames and Hudson, Rhodos International Science and Art Publishers in New York, Copenhagen .
Written in English



  • Sahara,
  • Sahel


  • Tuaregs.,
  • Sahara -- Social life and customs.,
  • Sahel -- Social conditions.,
  • Sahara -- Social life and customs.,
  • Sahel -- Social conditions.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJohannes Nicolaisen & Ida Nicolaisen ; Ida Nicolaisen, editor-in-chief.
ContributionsNicolaisen, Ida., Carlsberg Foundation"s Nomad Research Project.
LC ClassificationsDT346.T7 N53 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1014291M
ISBN 100500974454
LC Control Number96061101

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