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The Cultural crisis of modern medicine

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Published by Monthly Review Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social medicine,
  • Medicine -- Political aspects,
  • Women"s health services

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by John Ehrenreich.
    ContributionsEhrenreich, John, 1943-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA418 .C84
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 300 p. ;
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4714292M
    ISBN 100853454388
    LC Control Number78000465

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