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The Social and cultural context of medicine in India

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Published by Vikas Pub. House in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Social medicine -- India.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      Statementedited by Giri Raj Gupta.
      SeriesMain currents in Indian sociology ;, 4, Main currents in Indian sociology (Vikas Publishing House) ;, 4.
      ContributionsGupta, Giri Raj.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA418.3.I4 S63 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxx, 356 p. ;
      Number of Pages356
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3931155M
      ISBN 100706907930
      LC Control Number81905523

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