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6 edition of The Body in Society found in the catalog.

The Body in Society

An Introduction

by Alexandra Howson

  • 36 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Polity Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Sociology,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • BODY, HUMAN_SOCIAL ASPECTS,
  • MANNERS AND CUSTOMS,
  • Social Science / Customs & Traditions,
  • Body, Human,
  • Social aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7956345M
    ISBN 100745625371
    ISBN 109780745625379

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