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Weight loss for African-Americans

Charles Wsir Johnson

Weight loss for African-Americans

a "cultural" lifestyle change

by Charles Wsir Johnson

  • 348 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Seymour-Smith in Germantown, TN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Weight loss.,
  • African Americans -- Health and hygiene.,
  • Afrocentrism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 130-133) and index.

    Statementby Charles Wsir Johnson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRM222.2 .J547 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 138 p. :
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1126795M
    ISBN 100962488941
    LC Control Number94069761
    OCLC/WorldCa35685907

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