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5 edition of Medical Anthropology and African American Health: found in the catalog.

Medical Anthropology and African American Health:

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Published by Bergin & Garvey .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Black studies,
  • Health systems & services,
  • Medical Anthropology,
  • Social aspects,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Black American Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Health Care Delivery,
  • Public Health,
  • Medical / Public Health,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • African Americans,
  • Health and hygiene,
  • Medical care

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9774951M
    ISBN 100897895924
    ISBN 109780897895927


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