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African women and religious change

Victoria Oluomachukwu Ibewuike

African women and religious change

a study of the western Igbo of Nigeria : with a special focus on Asaba Town

by Victoria Oluomachukwu Ibewuike

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Published by Victoria O. Ibewuike in Uppsala .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catholic Church -- Nigeria.,
  • Women, Igbo -- Religion.,
  • Asaba (Nigeria) -- Church history.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 332-347) and index.

    StatementVictoria Oluomachukwu Ibewuike.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination353 p. :
    Number of Pages353
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21266165M
    ISBN 109150618385

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