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African-American women"s health and social issues

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Published by Auburn House in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American women -- Health and hygiene.,
  • African American women -- Diseases.,
  • African American women -- Social conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-219) and index.

    Statementedited by Catherine Fisher Collins ; foreword by Vivian W. Pinn.
    ContributionsCollins, Catherine Fisher.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA448.5.N4 A445 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 227 p. :
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL973468M
    ISBN 100865692505
    LC Control Number96010376


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