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April 1963

Correlative Anatomy of the Nervous System.

Arch Neurol. 1963;8(4):459-460. doi:10.1001/archneur.1963.00460040129021

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In a sense this work may be regarded as a crowning supplement to The Comparative Anatomy of the Nervous System of Vertebrates, by Kappers, Huber, and Crosby, bringing the latter work, published in 1936, and its admirable bibliography up to date. The volume under review reflects the technical and scientific progress of the past 25 years in the knowledge of the physiological anatomy of particularly the forebrain and brain-stem. One-quarter of the volume is taken by Chapter 7, on telencephalon alone, with over 1,300 references. The orderliness of organization of the material, the clarity of text written in the sober, even English, and the illustrations, particularly the drawings and diagrams, maintain and continue the qualities of composition which characterized The Comparative Anatomy and which have made that work a lasting classic among modern anatomical treatises. Those of the older neurologists who have been reared on those two volumes in the

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