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Anthropology and international health

Asian case studies

by Mark Nichter

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Published by Gordon and Breach in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Asia.,
  • India,
  • Sri Lanka,
  • Philippines,
  • Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Social medicine -- South Asia.,
    • Medical anthropology -- South Asia.,
    • Social Medicine -- India,
    • Social Medicine -- Sri Lanka,
    • Social Medicine -- Philippines,
    • Public Health -- Asia,
    • Anthropology, Cultural -- Asia,
    • Cross-Cultural Comparison -- Asia,
    • Social Environment -- Asia

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMark Nichter and Mimi Nichter.
      SeriesTheory and practice in medical anthropology and international health ;, v. 3
      ContributionsNichter, Mimi.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA418.3.S6 N53 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 455 p. ;
      Number of Pages455
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL117511M
      ISBN 102884491716, 2884491724
      LC Control Number99460421
      OCLC/WorldCa35111734

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