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March 1936

Handbuch der Neurologie.

Arch NeurPsych. 1936;35(3):699. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1936.02260030271018

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This is a large volume, the first in the new Handbuch edited by Bumke and Foerster. It is concerned entirely with the anatomy of the nervous system. The first chapter is on the ontogenesis of the nervous system and the sympathetic system and the phylogenesis of the nervous system. It is by M. Rose. Bielschowsky contributes a long article on the general histology and histopathology of the nervous system. It is extremely well done and is similar to other articles of this type which he has contributed. A short and inadequate chapter on the anatomy of the peripheral nerves is contributed by Alice Rosenstein. The article on the spinal cord, medulla and pons by Pollak is good, but less space is given to the medulla than seems desirable. Gagel's article on the cerebellum borrows heavily from Jakob and is much less complete than the discussion by the latter. There is