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Introduction

  • Raquel Medina
Chapter

Abstract

The introduction gives an outline of the origins of the book and of the author’s  interest in representations of dementia (particularly of Alzheimer’s disease) across different cultures. It presents the research questions and the aims of the study, as well as a brief description of the topics covered in each chapter.

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Filmography

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Languages and Social SciencesAston UniversityBirminghamUK

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