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The lesser gods of the Sahara

social change and contested terrain amongst the Tuareg of Algeria

by Jeremy Keenan

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Published by Frank Cass in London, Portland, OR .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Algeria,
  • Algeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Tuaregs -- History,
    • Tuaregs -- Ethnic identity,
    • Tuaregs -- Social life and customs,
    • Social change -- Algeria,
    • Cultural property -- Protection -- Algeria,
    • Algeria -- Colonization,
    • Algeria -- Race relations,
    • Algeria -- Politics and government

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJeremy Keenan.
      SeriesCass series--history and society in the Islamic world
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT283.6.T83 K414 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3679322M
      ISBN 100714654108, 0714684104
      LC Control Number2003021311

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