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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1993)

Document title

Macroterme geophagy and pregnancy clays in southern Africa

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

HUNTER J.M. ;

Abstract

Field studies in Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Swaziland and South Africa indicate that pregnant women in rural areas eat earth, much of which comes from termite mounds. The A. argues that this practice is environmentally adaptive. - (DWG)

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Journal of cultural geography / ISSN 0887-3631

Editor : ETATS-UNIS

Millesime : 1993, vol. 14, no1 [pp. 69-92]

Bibliographic references : 36 réf.

Collation : Illustration ;

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Réseau PRODIG - Paris

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