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September 4, 1897


JAMA. 1897;XXIX(10):496. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440360040011

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The meeting of the British Medical Association at Montreal, which began August 31 and continued until Friday, September 3, was a notable event for our Canadian Confrères. The selection of the place of meeting of this body and of the British Association for the Advancement of Science in Canada this, the Queen's Jubilee year, is in a measure possibly an indication of the new imperialism that it is the present English policy to establish, and will undoubtedly have an influence to draw Canadian and British medical and scientific men more closely together. Science, however, does not recognize strict national boundaries, and the program as published contains a very large proportion of papers from invited guests from this side of the line—enough, it would almost appear, to make the occasion an international one for the Anglo-Saxon race in America and Great Britain. It is well that this is so, not that

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