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Changing family life in East Africa

women and children at risk

by Philip Leroy Kilbride

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Published by Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Eastern,
  • Africa, Eastern.
    • Subjects:
    • Children -- Africa, Eastern -- Social conditions,
    • Family -- Africa, Eastern,
    • Quality of life -- Africa, Eastern,
    • Mothers -- Africa, Eastern -- Economic conditions

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPhilip Leroy Kilbride and Janet Capriotti Kilbride.
      ContributionsKilbride, Janet Capriotti.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ792.A422 K55 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 271 p. :
      Number of Pages271
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2185043M
      ISBN 100271006765
      LC Control Number89002961


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