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Metamorphoses of the body

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

  • Political anthropology,
  • Power (Social sciences),
  • Body, Human -- Social aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [312]-[329] and index.

    StatementJosé Gil ; translated by Stephen Muecke.
    SeriesTheory out of bounds ;, v. 12
    LC ClassificationsGN492.2 .G5513 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 333 p. ;
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL690729M
    ISBN 100816626820, 0816626839
    LC Control Number97037835

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