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Public health and society

Public health and society

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public health -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statement[edited by] John Costello and Monica Haggart.
    ContributionsCostello, John, 1954-, Haggart, Monica.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA485 .P83 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 175 p. ;
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22494018M
    ISBN 100333971736

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