Two studies in African nutrition

an urban and a rural community in Northern Rhodesia
  • 57 Pages
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  • English
Published for the Rhodes-Livingston Institute by the Manchester University Press , Manchester
Nutrition -- Zambia., Food supply -- Zambia., Diet -- Za
Statementby Betty Preston Thomson.
SeriesThe Rhodes-Livingstone papers -- no. 24., Rhodes-Livingstone papers -- no. 24.
ContributionsRhodes-Livingstone Institute.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 57, [7] p., [1] folded leaf plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16975503M

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