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Published by Clarendon in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Human population genetics -- Africa, Southern.

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Bibliography, p347-374. - Includes index.

StatementG.T. Nurse, J.S. Weiner and Trefor Jenkins.
SeriesResearch monographs onhuman population biology -- no.3, Oxford science publications
ContributionsWeiner, J. S., Jenkins, Trefor.
LC ClassificationsQH431
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi,409p. :
Number of Pages409
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21174872M
ISBN 100198575416

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