S. Weir Mitchell, 1829-1914
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S. Weir Mitchell, 1829-1914 Philadelphia"s literary physician by Nancy Cervetti

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Published by Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park, Pa .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History, 19th Century,
  • Physicians,
  • History,
  • Literature,
  • Neurology,
  • Biography,
  • History, 20th Century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementNancy Cervetti
SeriesPenn State series in the history of the book, Penn State series in the history of the book
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25223974M
ISBN 109780271054032
LC Control Number2012007105

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