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Dogflesh eating by humans in sub-Saharan Africa

Frederick J. Simoons

Dogflesh eating by humans in sub-Saharan Africa

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Published by Gordon and Breach Science Publishers in Netherlands .
Written in English

  • Diet -- Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Dogs -- Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Meat animals -- Africa, Sub-Saharan

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDog flesh eating by humans in sub-Saharan Africa., Ecology of food and nutrition. Vol. 34. no. 4.
    StatementFrederick J. Simoons.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 251-292 :
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17546513M

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