Public health and the medical profession in the Renaissance by Carlo Maria Cipolla

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Eng.], New York .

Written in English

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  • Italy,
  • Tuscany,
  • Tuscany.,
  • Italy.


  • Public health -- Italy -- History,
  • Medicine -- Tuscany -- History,
  • Physicians -- Tuscany,
  • Renaissance -- Italy

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Book details

StatementCarlo M. Cipolla.
LC ClassificationsRA424 .C57
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 136 p. :
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5199695M
ISBN 100521209595
LC Control Number75022984

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