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sociology of medicine and health care

a research bibliography

by Theodor J Litman

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Published by Boyd & Fraser Pub. Co. in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social medicine -- Bibliography,
  • Medical care -- Bibliography,
  • Sociology -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTheodor J. Litman
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 664 p. ;
    Number of Pages664
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16391752M
    ISBN 100878350535
    LC Control Number76001374


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