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church between colonial powers a study of the church in Togo by Hans W. Debrunner

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Published by Lutterworth Press in London .
Written in English


  • Missions -- Togo,
  • Togo -- Church history

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 345-353.

Statement[translated into English by Dorothea M. Barton].
SeriesWorld studies of churches in mission
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 368 p. :
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14379425M

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