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Forms of marriage : monogamy reconsidered. by William G. Blum

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Published in Eldoret, Kenya :AMECEA Gaba Publications .
Written in English


  • Marriage -- Africa,
  • Marriage -- Biblical teaching,
  • Polygamy -- Africa,
  • Polygamy -- Biblical teaching

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [309]-317.

SeriesSpearhead -- 105-107
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 317 p. :
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20953534M
ISBN 109966836004

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