African mind in health and disease
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African mind in health and disease a study in ethnopsychiatry. by John Colin Carothers

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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva .
Written in English


  • Black race -- Psychology.

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Bibliography: p. 173-177.

SeriesWorld Health Organization. Monograph series,, no. 17, Monograph series (World Health Organization) ;, no. 17.
LC ClassificationsGN651 .C28
The Physical Object
Pagination177 p.
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6149452M
LC Control Number54000007

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