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Free speech in traditional society

Kwesi Yankah

Free speech in traditional society

the cultural foundations of communication in contemporary Ghana

by Kwesi Yankah

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Published by Ghana Universities Press in Accra .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementKwesi Yankah.
ContributionsUniversity of Ghana.
The Physical Object
Pagination46 p. ;
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL145732M
ISBN 10996430255X
LC Control Number99892248

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