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Culture and the human body

an anthropological perspective

by Burton, John W.

  • 113 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Waveland Press in Prospect Heights, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Body, Human -- Social aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 109-119) and index.

    StatementJohn W. Burton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGT495 .B87 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 129 p. :
    Number of Pages129
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3965273M
    ISBN 10157766180X
    LC Control Number2001270127
    OCLC/WorldCa46943314

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