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century of public health in Britain, 1832-1929

Harley Williams

century of public health in Britain, 1832-1929

by Harley Williams

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Published by A. & C. Black, 1932. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public health -- Great Britain.,
  • Sanitation -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby J.H. Harley Williams ; with a foreword by W.W. James.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 314 p. ;
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14201681M

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