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Influence of great myths of contemporary life

Yosef Ben-Jochannan

Influence of great myths of contemporary life

or, The need for Black history in mental health : a sociopolitical and anthropological student"s and researcher"s edition

by Yosef Ben-Jochannan

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Published by Alkebu-lan Books Associates in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Psychology -- Miscellanea.,
  • African Americans -- Race identity -- Miscellanea.,
  • African Americans -- Mental health -- Miscellanea.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 58-64.

    Other titlesNeed for Black history in mental health.
    Statementby Yosef Ben-Jochannan.
    SeriesBlack mental illness and the Bicentennial ;, v. 2, African-American socio-political educational series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.625 .B45
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4916906M
    LC Control Number76151951


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