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Hygiene and public health in nonliterate societies

Charles C. Hughes

Hygiene and public health in nonliterate societies

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Published by New York Academy of Medicine in [New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical anthropology -- Developing countries.,
  • Primitive societies.,
  • Public health -- Developing countries.,
  • Social medicine -- Developing countries.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesConference on Medicine and Anthropology, Arden House, Harriman, New York, November 17-20, 1961
    StatementCharles C. Hughes.
    ContributionsNew York Academy of Medicine. Committee on Special Studies., Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research., Arden House Conference on Medicine and Anthropology (1961 : Harriman, N.Y.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA441.5 .H8 1961
    The Physical Object
    Pagination66, 4 p. ;
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19313508M

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