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The Social Transformation of American Medicine: The rise of a sovereign profession and the making of a vast industry

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The Social Transformation Of American Medicine: The Rise Of A Sovereign Profession And The Making Of A Vast Industry

Winner of the 1983 Pulitzer Prize and the Bancroft Prize in American History, this is a landmark history of how the entire American health care system of doctors, hospitals, health plans, and government programs has evolved over the last two centuries.

"The definitive social history of the medical profession in America....A monumental achievement."-H. Jack Geiger, M.D., New York Times Book Review

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Paul Starr

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9780465079353
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Jun 5, 1984

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