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Anthropology of Infectious Disease

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  • Anthropology of Infectious Disease 
    Title: Anthropology of Infectious Disease
    Author: SINGER MERRILL
    Format: PAPERBACK
    Publication date: 30/10/2014
    Imprint: LEFT COAST PRESS
    Price: $55.95
    Publishing status: Active

    This book synthesizes the flourishing field of anthropology of infectious disease in a critical, biocultural framework. Leading medical anthropologist Merrill Singer holistically unites the behaviors of microorganisms and the activities of complex social systems, showing how we exist with pathogenic agents of disease in a complex process of co-evolution. He also connects human diseases to larger ecosystems and various other species that are future sources of new human infections. Anthropology of Infectious Disease integrates and advances research in this growing, multifaceted area and offers an ideal supplement to courses in anthropology, public health, development studies, and related fields.

    ISBN: 9781629580449
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