Culture/place/health by Wilbert M. Gesler

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Medical geography,
  • Social medicine,
  • Epidemiology

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 160-179) and index

Book details

StatementWilbert M. Gesler and Robin A. Kearns
SeriesCritical geographies
ContributionsKearns, Robin A., 1959-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA792 .G486 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 182 p. :
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18133107M
ISBN 100415190657, 0415190665
LC Control Number2001034973

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