By Alan M. Chesney, M.D. Price, $6. Pp. 499, with many illustrations. The Johns Hopkins Press, Homewood, Baltimore 18, 1958.
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The second volume of this chronicle of "The Hopkins" carries us from the years 1893 through 1905, from the year of entry of the first medical class through the next eight years. This book is not simply a chronicle in the limited sense of being of interest only to those who have had close personal association with The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Medical School, or University. It provides us with the raw material upon which decisions were made and a fresh curriculum for a new medical school was established, and many of the complex interrelationships between a hospital and medical school were established in the university setting. Here medical people could pursue their investigations and do their teaching as a band of scholars, rather than merely a guild of artisans or the journeyman tinkers so many proprietary schools of the day had. This was the first American private medical school under
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