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Illness and Culture in the Postmodern Age

Illness and Culture in the Postmodern Age( )
Author: Morris, David B.
Publication Date:Sep 2000
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $67.99
Book Description:

We become ill in ways our parents and grandparents did not, with diseases unheard of and treatments undreamed of by them. Illness has changed in the postmodern era--roughly the period since World War II--as dramatically as technology, transportation, and the texture of everyday life. Exploring these changes, David B. Morris tells the fascinating story, or stories, of what goes into making the postmodern experience of illness different, perhaps unique. Even as he decries the...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Disease & Health Issues
Medical / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.6 x 23.1 x 2.421 cm
Book Weight:0.496 Kilograms

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