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Zone 5: Fragments for a History of the Human Body, Part 3 Paperback – February 1, 1989
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About the Author
Michel Feher is a founding editor and publisher of Zone Books. He is the author of Powerless by Design: The Age of the International Community and the editor of Fragments for a History of The Human Body (with Ramona Naddaff and Nadia Tazi).
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