Land tenure among the Amhara of Ethiopia
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Land tenure among the Amhara of Ethiopia the dynamics of cognatic descent. by Allan Hoben

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Amhara (African people) -- Land tenure.,
  • Land tenure (Amhara law),
  • Inheritance and succession (Amhara law)

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 259-266.

SeriesMonographs in Ethiopean land tenure -- v. 4
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 273 p.
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13586205M

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