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Notions of heat and fever among the Manyika of Zimbabwe

Anita Jacobson-Widding

Notions of heat and fever among the Manyika of Zimbabwe

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Published by African Studies Programme, Dept. of Cultural Anthropology, University of Uppsala in Uppsala, Sweden .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Zimbabwe.
    • Subjects:
    • Paleopedology, Mijikenda,
    • Manyika (African people) -- Rites and ceremonies.,
    • Manyika (African people) -- Medicine.,
    • Traditional medicine -- Zimbabwe.,
    • Heat -- Religious aspects.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Anita Jacobson-Widding.
      SeriesWorking papers in African studies,, no. 34 (1987), Working papers in African studies (Uppsala, Sweden) ;, no. 34.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN643 .W67 no. 34, DT2913.N53 .W67 no. 34
      The Physical Object
      Pagination31 p. ;
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2276791M
      LC Control Number89167331

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Country of Publication: Sweden Publisher: Uppsala, Sweden: African Studies Programme, Dept. of Cultural Anthropology, University of Uppsala, [] Description: 31 p. Manyika, also spelled Manica, also called Wanyika, one of the cluster of Shona-speaking peoples inhabiting extreme eastern Zimbabwe and adjacent areas of interior Mozambique south of the Púnguè River.

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