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Gods and heroes

oral traditions of the Gurage of Ethiopia

by William A. Shack

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folk literature, Gurage,
  • Folk literature, Gurage -- Translations into English

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated and edited with an introd. and notes by William A. Shack and Habte-Mariam Marcos.
    SeriesOxford library of African literature
    ContributionsHabte-Mariam Marcos joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPJ9288.8 .S5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 158 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5116501M
    ISBN 10019815142X
    LC Control Number74189389

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