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(1) Towards National Health: or Health and Hygiene in England from Roman to Victorian Times (2) Devils, Drugs and Doctors: the Story of the Science of Healing from Medicine-Man to Doctor

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HERE are two attractively written and generously illustrated volumes by an Englishman and an American respectively, which form an excellent introduction to the history of medicine in general and of public health in particular.

(1) Towards National Health: or Health and Hygiene in England from Roman to Victorian Times.

By J. Anthony Dehnege. Pp. xiv + 234. (London: William Heinemann [Medical Books] Ltd., 1931.) 21s. net.

(2) Devils, Drugs and Doctors: the Story of the Science of Healing from Medicine-Man to Doctor.

By Prof. Howard W. Haggard. Pp. xxii + 405 + 16 plates. (London: William Heinemann [Medical Books] Ltd., 1931.) 21s. net.

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(1) Towards National Health: or Health and Hygiene in England from Roman to Victorian Times (2) Devils, Drugs and Doctors: the Story of the Science of Healing from Medicine-Man to Doctor. Nature 130, 525–526 (1932). https://doi.org/10.1038/130525a0

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