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social transformation of American medicine

Paul Starr

social transformation of American medicine

by Paul Starr

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical care -- United States -- History,
  • Social medicine -- United States -- History,
  • Physicians -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPaul Starr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA395.A3 S77 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 514 p. ;
    Number of Pages514
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17766858M
    ISBN 100465079342

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