- Paperback: 528 pages
- Publisher: Basic Books; Reprint edition (June 5, 1984)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0465079350
- ISBN-13: 978-0465079353
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.2 x 9.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 52 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #44,175 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Social Transformation of American Medicine: The rise of a sovereign profession and the making of a vast industry Reprint Edition
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