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Medicine in modern society

Riesman, David

Medicine in modern society

by Riesman, David

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Published by Princeton university press in Princeton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine -- History.,
  • Medicine.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] David Riesman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR133 .R53 1939
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 p.l., 3-226 p.
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6376802M
    LC Control Number38029031

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