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African indigenous education as practised by the Acholi of Uganda by Jakayo Peter Ocitti

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Published by East African Literature Bureau in Nairobi .
Written in English


  • Acoli (African people) -- Education.,
  • Socialization -- Case studies.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] J. P. Ocitti.
LC ClassificationsDT433.242 .O25
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 116 p.
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5040639M
LC Control Number73980187

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