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Akan chief his administration : his people and his land by E. K. Osei

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Published by Travel Africa Services in [Accra] .
Written in English



  • Ghana.


  • Akan (African people) -- Kings and rulers.,
  • Chiefdoms -- Ghana.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementE.K. Osei.
SeriesTourist assimilation series
LC ClassificationsDT510.43.A53 O677 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p. :
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6814442M
LC Control Number00284077

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