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Hygienic nemesis by Ivan Illich

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Published by Centro Intercultural de Documentación in Cuernavaca .
Written in English


  • Medical ethics.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementvery first draft /Ivan Illich. --
SeriesCIDOC cuaderno -- no. 86
The Physical Object
PaginationO/4, 112 p. ;
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21999888M

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