African background to medical science

essays in African history, science & civilization by Charles S. Finch

Publisher: Karnak House in London

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StatementCharles S. Finch.
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LC ClassificationsDT61
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Pagination212p. :
Number of Pages212
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Open LibraryOL22285766M
ISBN 100907015433, 0907015638

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