The quest for fruition through ngoma: political aspects of healing in Southern Africa
Rijk van Dijk, Ria Reis, Marja Spierenburg
David Philip, 2000 - Literary Collections - 172 pages
Rich ethnographic studies expanding the understanding of ngoma in Africa.
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