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Religion and medicine of the Ga people.

Margaret Joyce Field

Religion and medicine of the Ga people.

by Margaret Joyce Field

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Published by Presbyterian Book Depot .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ga (African people),
  • Medicine -- Ghana.,
  • Magic -- Ghana.,
  • Ghana -- Religion.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination214 p.
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14382458M

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The Ga-Dangmes are one ethnic group that lives primarily in the Greater Accra of Ghana. Ethnic Ga family names (surnames) such as Tagoe, Dodoo, Lartey, Nortey. Religion and medicine of the GaÌ people, Hardcover – January 1, by Margaret J Field (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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