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Cultural illness and health

Cultural illness and health

essays in human adaptation.

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Published by American Anthropological Association in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Personality and culture -- Congresses,
  • Cultural psychiatry -- Congresses,
  • Ethnopsychology -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Laura Nader and Thomas W. Maretzki.
    SeriesAnthropological studies,, no. 9
    ContributionsNader, Laura, ed., Maretzki, Thomas, ed., Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (Stanford, Calif.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF698.9.C8 C8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 145 p.
    Number of Pages145
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5437215M
    LC Control Number73085813


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