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Health studies in anthropology

Health studies in anthropology

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Published by Sarup & Sons in New Delhi, India .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public health -- Anthropological aspects -- India -- Congresses,
  • Traditional medicine -- India -- Congresses

  • About the Edition

    Papers presented at the national seminar on role of anthropology in human welfare, held at Sagar during 16-17 February 2006.

    Edition Notes

    Statement[edited by] A.N. Sharma.
    GenreCongresses
    ContributionsSharma, A. N., 1956-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA529 .S53 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 224 p. :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24111325M
    ISBN 108176258121
    ISBN 109788176258128
    LC Control Number2010316462

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