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February 22, 1913

Brain and Spinal Cord.

JAMA. 1913;60(8):621. doi:10.1001/jama.1913.04340080061033

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Abstract

This book is extremely popular in Germany first, because of its conciseness, a virtue not often encountered in German texts, and second, because it is sufficiently exhaustive for teaching purposes. Part I gives a detailed account of the morphology of the nervous system, Part II furnishes a splendid description of the fiber tracts, while Part III illustrates the architecture of the brain-stem by a series of consecutive sections. This series is so well executed that it may be said actually to represent the natural preparations, and should be closely studied by those not having access to satisfactory specimens. The translation is so perfect that the reader is never reminded by a clumsy phrase or peculiar paragraphing that he is reading a translated work. The translator has even seen fit to improve the book by the addition of a selected bibliography for the purpose of enabling those who wish to pursue

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