Political leadership among Swat Pathans. by Fredrik Barth

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Published by Athlone Press in [London] .

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Subjects:

  • Pushtuns,
  • Swāt District (Pakistan) -- Social life and customs,
  • Swāt District (Pakistan) -- Politics and government

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [139]-141.

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SeriesLondon School of Economics. Monographs on social anthropology, no. 19
The Physical Object
Pagination143 p. illus. ;
Number of Pages143
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Open LibraryOL18688119M

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