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Ethnomedical systems in Africa

Charles M. Good

Ethnomedical systems in Africa

patterns of traditional medicine in rural and urban Kenya

by Charles M. Good

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Published by Guilford Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Traditional medicine -- Africa.,
    • Healing -- Africa.,
    • Health Services, Indigenous -- Africa.,
    • Medicine, Traditional -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementCharles M. Good.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR350 .G6 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 354 p. :
      Number of Pages354
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2732811M
      ISBN 100898627796
      LC Control Number86026998


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