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Cultural Representations of Albinism in Africa: Narratives of Change

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Cultural Representations of Albinism in Africa : Narratives of Change. / Baker, Charlotte (Editor); Imafidon, Elvis (Editor).

Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2022.

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Harvard

Baker, C & Imafidon, E (eds) 2022, Cultural Representations of Albinism in Africa: Narratives of Change. Peter Lang Publishing Group.

APA

Baker, C., & Imafidon, E. (Eds.) (Accepted/In press). Cultural Representations of Albinism in Africa: Narratives of Change. Peter Lang Publishing Group.

Vancouver

Baker C, (ed.), Imafidon E, (ed.). Cultural Representations of Albinism in Africa: Narratives of Change. Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2022.

Author

Baker, Charlotte (Editor) ; Imafidon, Elvis (Editor). / Cultural Representations of Albinism in Africa : Narratives of Change. Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2022.

Bibtex

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