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Encyclopedia of medical anthropology : health and illness in the world's cultures

Author: Carol R Ember
Publisher: New York : Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publ, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The Encyclopedia of Medical Anthropology is unique because it is the first reference work to describe the cultural practices relevant to health in the world's cultures and to provide an overview of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Encyclopedias
Wörterbuch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carol R Ember
ISBN: 0306477548 9780306477546
OCLC Number: 612130538
Description: 2 v. (XLIV, 1071 Seiten) ; 26 cm
Contents: Vol. 1: Topics ; Vol. 2: Cultures.
Responsibility: ed. by Carol R. Ember and Melvin Ember.

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From the reviews:"These two volumes, by turns a review of and a reflection on medical anthropology from the 1960s onward, provide the most extensive single reference on the field as yet." (Robert L. Read more...

 
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