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Medicine science and culture

L. G. Stevenson

Medicine science and culture

historical essays in honour of Owsei Temkin

by L. G. Stevenson

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Published by Johns Hopkins .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by L.G. Stevenson and R.P. Multhauf.
ContributionsMulthauf, R. P., Temkin, O.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20006986M

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