The Cultivation of Whiteness Science, Health, and Racial Destiny in Australia by Warwick Anderson

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Published by Duke University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Public health,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Health Care Delivery,
  • History: World,
  • Social medicine,
  • Medical care,
  • Postcolonial Studies,
  • Race and Ethnicity,
  • Science Studies,
  • Discrimination & Racism,
  • Australia & New Zealand - General,
  • History,
  • Australia

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages390
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9307429M
ISBN 100822338408
ISBN 109780822338406

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