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Pioneers of Public Health: The Story of Some Benefactors of the Human Race by  M. E. M WALKER - Hardcover - 1930 - from Attic Books and Biblio.com

Pioneers of Public Health: The Story of Some Benefactors of the Human Race

by WALKER, M. E. M

Condition: Good


Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1930. Leatherbound. Good. xv, 263 + index. 24 cm. 22 b&w illustrations. Brown cloth hardcover with slightly bumped corners and softened spine ends. A little minor thumbing. Pencil marks in margins. Foreword by Sir Humphry Rolleston. Includes chapters on: Thomas Sydenham; Sir John Pringle; James Lind; Johann Peter Frank; Edward Jenner; Lemuel Shattuck; Sir Edwin Chadwick; William Farr; Sir John Simon; Max von Pettenkofer; Edmund Parkes; Louis Pasteur; Lord Lister; Timothy Lewis; Robert Koch; Sir Patrick Manson; Alphonse Laveran; Walter Reed; William Crawford; Hermann Biggs; Sir William Leishman. Index.


  • Bookseller: Attic Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 5940
  • Title: Pioneers of Public Health: The Story of Some Benefactors of the Human Race
  • Author: WALKER, M. E. M
  • Format/binding: Leatherbound
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Oliver and Boyd
  • Place: Edinburgh
  • Date published: 1930
  • Keywords: health, biographies, Sir Humphry Rolleston, Thomas Sydenham, Sir John Pringle, James Lind, Johann Peter Frank, Edward Jenner, Lemuel Shattuck, Sir Edwin Chadwick, William Farr, Sir John Simon, Max von Pettenkofer, Edmund Parkes, Louis Pasteur, Lord Liste
  • Bookseller catalogs: Medical;


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