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May 1964

Man's Brain, A Study in Dissection.

Arch Neurol. 1964;10(5):535. doi:10.1001/archneur.1964.00460170105019

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This small paperback book is a dissection manual for students of medicine and dentistry that represents a part of Volume II of Man's Anatomy written by the same authors. The book has been reprinted without change of pagination and with the complete index of the larger work. There is no table of contents, but the material is conveniently divided into 17 chapters.

The style of the book is descriptive with simple instructions for identifying the gross features of the brain, the meninges, the venous sinuses, and the arterial blood supply. It is illustrated by a series of excellent, somewhat diagrammatic, line drawings which are clearly and accurately labeled. A considerable part of the material is presented in outline fashion which usually delights students. Developmental aspects of the nervous system are considered in relation to regional areas resulting in some scattering of material. The diagrams and discussion of the development of

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