2 edition of The medical anthropologies in Brazil found in the catalog.
The medical anthropologies in Brazil
|Statement||edited by Annette Leibing on behalf of Argbeitsgemeinschaft Ethnomedizin.|
|Series||Curare. Special volume -- 12/1997, Curare -- 12.|
|Contributions||Leibing, Annette., Arbeitsgemeinschaft Ethnomedizin.|
|LC Classifications||GN296.5.B7 M448 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||245 p. :|
|Number of Pages||245|
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