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The history of medicine

Author: Roberto Margotta; Paul Lewis
Publisher: London : Hamlyn, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Rev. ed.]View all editions and formats
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Chronicles the history of society's struggle to understand and combat disease from the primitive surgery and magical rites of prehistoric witch doctors to the most advanced technology of modern medicine.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roberto Margotta; Paul Lewis
ISBN: 0600600920 9780600600923 0600589889 9780600589884
OCLC Number: 59455066
Notes: Based on: An illustrated history of medicine / Roberto Margotta. Feltham : Hamlyn, 1968.
Includes index.
Description: 192 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 30 cm
Responsibility: by Roberto Margotta ; edited by Paul Lewis.

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Chronicles the history of society's struggle to understand and combat disease from the primitive surgery and magical rites of prehistoric witch doctors to the most advanced technology of modern medicine.

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