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Public health reform in Britain by Michael W. Flinn

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Published by Macmillan, St. Martin"s P. in London, Melbourne [etc.], New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Public health -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Health care reform -- Great Britain -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[by] M. W. Flinn.
SeriesSources of history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA485 .F55 1968
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p.
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5672150M
LC Control Number68132620

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