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In Time of Plague The History and Social Consequences of Lethal Epidemic Disease by Arien Mack

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Published by New York University Press .
Written in English


  • Cultural studies,
  • Epidemiology & medical statistics,
  • HIV / AIDS,
  • General,
  • Medical / Epidemiology,
  • Social Science / General,
  • Sociology

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8045525M
ISBN 100814754856
ISBN 109780814754856

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