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A history of women in medicine

from the earliest times to the beginning of the nineteenth century.

by Kate Campbell Hurd-Mead

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Haddam Press in Haddam, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women in medicine -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCatt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947, former owner., National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR692 .M38
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 569 p. :
    Number of Pages569
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6366337M
    LC Control Number38005148


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