Medicine: An Illustrated History
An extraordinary pictorial history of medicine, this comprehensive reference traces the growth and organization of the medical profession through its social, political, and historical backgrounds. Documents, drawings, and wall paintings from every place and period are effectively used.
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Juan Bosch and R Joseph Petrucelli II
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