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Food and nutrition in the African rain forest


Food and nutrition in the African rain forest

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Published by Unesco / MAB in Paris .
Written in English

  • Rain forests.,
  • Food habits -- Africa, Central.

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    Statementselected data from the research team in food anthropology "Anthropologie alimentaire différentielle" (unit 263, CNRS, France) ; contributors, Bahuchet, Serge ... [et al.] ; edited by C.M. Hladik, S. Bahuchet and I. de Garine.
    ContributionsBahuchet, Serge., Garine, I. de., Hladik, C. M., Centre national de la recherche scientifique. Unit 263 "Anthropologie alimentaire différentielle."
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20112501M
    ISBN 109231026267

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