Exploring the dangerous trades the autobiography of Alice Hamilton, M.D. by Alice Hamilton

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Published by Little, Brown and Company in Boston .

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  • Hamilton, Alice, -- 1869-1970,
  • Physicians -- United States -- Biography,
  • Women physicians -- United States -- Biography,
  • Medicine, Industrial -- United States

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StatementWith illustrations by Norah Hamilton ...
LC ClassificationsR154.H238 A3
The Physical Object
Pagination7 p. ., [3]-433 p.
Number of Pages433
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13539186M
LC Control Number43051090

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