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Encounter with Disaster; A Medical Diary of Hiroshima, 1945

Liebow, Averill A.

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ISBN 10: 0393054217 / ISBN 13: 9780393054217
Published by W. W. Norton & Company, Inc, New York, 1970
Condition: Good. Hardcover
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209, [3] p. illus. (part col. ), facsimiles, map, ports. 22 cm. The author was considered one of the two or three world's experts in Pulmonary Pathology (and generally recognized as the premier pulmonary pathologist in the U.S.). ? During his time at the Yale Unit in the South Pacific, he compiled elegant studies of cutaneous diphtheria that made specific treatment possible for a form of "jungle rot" (a major problem in the South Pacific war theatre). Wrote a major book called: "Encounter with Disaster: Medical Diary of Hiroshima" (1945). He and S. Oughterson and Shields Warren, as part of the United States Atomic Bomb Causality Commission, were sent immediately (September 1945) to survey Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan after the bombing and surrender of Japan to study the devastation and the subsequent irradiation sickness. fair. DJ has some wear and soiling, with small tears and chips. Bookseller Inventory # 71994

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Title: Encounter with Disaster; A Medical Diary of ...

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc, New York

Publication Date: 1970

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good.

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: Reprint. Second printing [stated].

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ENCOUNTER WITH DISASTER: A Medical Diary of Hiroshima, 1945- Averill A. Liebow- Illustrated-B&W & Color Photos- W. W. Norton-NY- 1970- Hardcover: "The diary of an American doctor who was a member of the Joint Atomic Bomb Commission in Japan from September 1945 until January 1946. Originally published in the Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine, Vol. 38, (1965)"- Non-fiction-history-WWII-Japan-Hiroshima-medicine-aftermath-illustrated

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