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3 edition of Medicine, magic, and religion found in the catalog.

Medicine, magic, and religion

the Fitz Patrick Lectures delivered before the Royal College of Physicians of London in 1915 and 1916

by Rivers, W. H. R.

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Published by K. Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., ltd., Harcourt, Brace & Company, inc. in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore -- history,
  • History of Medicine,
  • Magic,
  • Medicine, Traditional,
  • Religion and Medicine

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesTz-Patrick lectures 1915, 1916.
    Statementby W.H.R. Rivers ... with a preface by G. Elliot Smith, F.R.S.
    SeriesInternational library of psychology, philosophy and scientific method
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 146, [1] p.
    Number of Pages146
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14735068M
    LC Control Number24016805

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