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Folk medicine in modern Egypt

К»Abd al-RahМЈmaМ„n IsmaМ„К»iМ„l

Folk medicine in modern Egypt

being the relevant parts of the Ṭibb al-rukka, or Old wives" medicine, of ʻAbd al-Raḥmān Ismāʻil.

by К»Abd al-RahМЈmaМ„n IsmaМ„К»iМ„l

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Published by Luzac in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Egypt.
    • Subjects:
    • Medicine -- Egypt.,
    • Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric.,
    • Folklore -- Egypt.,
    • Quacks and quackery -- Egypt.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy John Walker.
      ContributionsWalker, John, 1900- tr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsR653.E4 I83
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p.
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6329019M
      LC Control Number35029186


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