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Health care in Canada during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries

RГ©nald Lessard

Health care in Canada during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries

by RГ©nald Lessard

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Published by Canadian Museum of Civilization in Hull, Quebec .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public health -- Canada -- History -- 17th century,
  • Public health -- Canada -- History -- 18th century,
  • Medicine -- Canada -- History,
  • Hospitals -- Canada -- History,
  • Therapeutics -- Canada -- History,
  • Drugs -- Canada -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRenald Lessard.
    ContributionsCanadian Museum of Civilization.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62p.;
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23752963M
    ISBN 100660107961

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