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3 edition of Meaning of Illness found in the catalog.

Meaning of Illness

Anthropology, History and Sociology (Social Orders)

by Marc Auge

  • 82 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Epidemiology & medical statistics,
  • Social issues,
  • Sociology Of Medicine,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Laboratory Medicine,
  • Medical / Laboratory Medicine,
  • Medical anthropology,
  • Diseases,
  • Social aspects,
  • Social medicine

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9410127M
    ISBN 103718652072
    ISBN 109783718652075

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