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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 383-386) and indexes.

    Other titlesMedicine
    Statementedited by Roy Porter.
    SeriesCambridge illustrated history
    ContributionsPorter, Roy, 1946-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR131 .C232 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination400 p. :
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3970279M
    ISBN 100521002524
    LC Control Number2001277295


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