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Traditional governance and African customary law : Comparative observations from a Namibian perspective

@inproceedings{Hinz2008TraditionalGA,
  title={Traditional governance and African customary law : Comparative observations from a Namibian perspective},
  author={Manfred O. Hinz},
  year={2008}
}
  • M. Hinz
  • Published 2008
  • Political Science
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