The African-American health book a prescription for improvement by Valiere Alcena

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Published by Carol Pub. Group in Secaucus, NJ .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • African Americans -- Health and hygiene.,
  • African Americans -- Diseases.

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Statementby Valiere Alcena.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA448.5.N4 A628 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvii, 217 p. :
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1433075M
ISBN 101559722142
LC Control Number93044652
OCLC/WorldCa29519440

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