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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesObesity prevention and public health.
Statementedited by David Crawford ... [et al.].
SeriesFrom aetiology to public health, From aetiology to public health
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC628 .O2935 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24412809M
ISBN 109780199571512
LC Control Number2010035293

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