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Departmental faculty expertise includes critical studies of health; science and technology studies; the intersection of gender, race, ethnicity, and nationality with health; global health; and epidemiology and public health among contemporary and prehistoric populations. Like complementary sets of blueprints of the same building, different bodies of knowledge show us different aspects of reality. From November 1979 to early 1984 (the time of writing ) there was little or no ethnographic activity by either Iranians or foreigners.

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