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September 1, 1945

The Autobiography of Science

JAMA. 1945;129(1):97. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860350099043

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For every physician this anthology will be an interesting and useful work. Here are quotations from most of the important scientific works known to mankind, with brief introductory biographic statements and with interpretative paragraphs that add to their value. The work begins with the story of creation from Genesis and carries us along through the Smith Papyrus and the works of Hippocrates to Sigmund Freud, William Osler, Walter Cannon and Harvey Cushing.

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