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anatomy of power European constructions of the African body by Alexander Butchart

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Published by Zed Books, Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin"s Press in London, New York, New York .
Written in English



  • Africa.,
  • Europe.


  • Body, Human -- Social aspects -- Africa,
  • Body, Human -- Social aspects -- Europe,
  • Africans -- Social conditions,
  • Africans -- Health and hygiene,
  • Africans -- Public opinion,
  • Public opinion -- Europe

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [186]-209) and index.

StatementAlexander Butchart.
LC ClassificationsGT497.A35 B87 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 220 p. :
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL350399M
ISBN 101856495396, 185649540X
LC Control Number98009749

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