A gift from God: persons with a mental disability in Ovambo
Daniëlle de Jongh, Rijksuniversiteit te Utrecht. Dept. of Cultural Anthropology, UNITWIN Network, Ecumenical Institute for Namibia
Dept. of Cultural Anthropology, University of Utrecht, Jan 1, 1998 - People with mental disabilities - 70 pages
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