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Alice Hamilton : a life in letters

Author: Barbara Sicherman
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Illinois pbk. [ed.]View all editions and formats
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Alice Hamilton was a pioneer in the study of diseases of the workplace, a founder of industrial toxicology in the United States, and Harvard's first woman professor.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Alice Hamilton; Alice Hamilton; Alice Hamilton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Sicherman
ISBN: 0252071522 9780252071522
OCLC Number: 51613929
Notes: Previously published: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1984.
Description: xiv, 460 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Barbara Sicherman.

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