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Published by American Public Health Assoc. in Washington, DC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • War -- Medical aspects.,
  • War and society.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Barry S. Levy, Victor W. Sidel.
ContributionsLevy, Barry S., Sidel, Victor W.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA646 .W37 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 436 p. :
Number of Pages436
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18317038M
ISBN 100875532497
LC Control Number00106713

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