Estimates of intelligence in a rural community of Eastern Zambia by Robert Serpell

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Published by Human Development Research Unit, University of Zambia in [Lusaka] .

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  • Eastern Province (Zambia),
  • Zambia,
  • Eastern Province.,
  • Zambia.


  • Intelligence levels -- Zambia -- Eastern Province.,
  • Intelligence tests -- Zambia.,
  • Eastern Province (Zambia) -- Rural conditions.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: leaves 32-34.

Book details

Statementby Robert Serpell.
SeriesH.D.R.U. reports ;, no. 25
LC ClassificationsBF431.5.Z33 S47
The Physical Object
Pagination34, 2, 3, leaves :
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3918461M
LC Control Number81484617

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