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Science medicine and history

Science medicine and history

essays on the evolution of scientific thought and medical practice, written in honour of Charles Singer

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcollected and edited by E. Ashworth Underwood. Vol.2.
ContributionsSinger, Charles, 1876-1960., Underwood, E. Ashworth.
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Open LibraryOL14165977M

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