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The Return of the White Plague Global Poverty and the "New" Tuberculosis

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Published by Verso .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Anthropology,
  • Infectious & contagious diseases,
  • Poverty,
  • Medical,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Tuberculosis,
  • Forensic Medicine,
  • General,
  • Medical policy

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsMatthew Gandy (Editor), Alimuddin Zumla (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8624373M
ISBN 101859846696
ISBN 109781859846698

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