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Public health and housing

John F. J. Sykes

Public health and housing

the influence of the dwelling upon health in relation to the changing style of habitation : being the Milroy Lectures delivered before the Royal College of Physicians, London, 1901

by John F. J. Sykes

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Published by King in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby John F. J. Sykes.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 216p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17311887M

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