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Medical advance, public health and social evolution.

Charles Wilcocks

Medical advance, public health and social evolution.

by Charles Wilcocks

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine -- History,
  • Public health -- History

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCommonwealth and international library of science, technology, engineering and liberal studies
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 271 p.
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14218273M

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