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Limits to Medicine; Medical Nemesis: The Expropration of Health by  Ivan Illich - Paperback - Reprint - 1976 - from Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047 and Biblio.com.au

Limits to Medicine; Medical Nemesis: The Expropration of Health

by Illich, Ivan

Condition: Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket


Marion Boyars , London, 1976. Reprint. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. VIII, 296 pages, last blank, author's note introduction of by author, index and About the Author. " ' The medical establishment has become a major threat to health.' This is the opening statement and basic contention of Ivan Illich's searing social critique. In Limits to Medicine Ivan Illich has further enlarged on his theme of essential social services, like medicine, schools and transport, which have become, through over-industrialisation of these very services, commodities or products which are harmful to man." -- from the front fold over panel. slight spotting of the top edge of the text block, spine section of the softcover binding has faded from bread to orange, internally clean, no elevations. Revised Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Medicine & Health; ISBN: 0714525138. ISBN/EAN: 9780714525136. Inventory No: 0280143. . 9780714525136 This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. .


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