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Exploring the Dangerous Trades: The Autobiography of Alice Hamilton, M.D. SIGNED BY ALICE HAMILTON.

HAMILTON, Alice (1869-1970):

Published by Boston: Little, Brown, 1943., 1943
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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First Edition. Original cloth. Front flyleaf removed. Very slight dampstaining to edges of covers and a few leaves. Else Very Good, without dust jacket. Signed by Hamilton on verso of frontispiece. '[F]irst woman professor at Harvard Medical School and the first woman to receive the Lasker Award in public health [in 1947] . In 1919, Dr. Hamilton was offered a position of assistant professor of industrial medicine at Harvard Medical School . The medical school made three requirements: Dr. Hamilton would not be allowed to use the Faculty Club, she would have no access to football tickets and she would not be allowed to march in commencement processions. She accepted and became the first woman on the staff. . her final faculty rank was only that of an Assistant Professor Emeritus of Industrial Medicine, which means that she never received a promotion' (Danuta Bois, Distinguished Women of Past and Present Web site). Bookseller Inventory # 19009

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Title: Exploring the Dangerous Trades: The ...

Publisher: Boston: Little, Brown, 1943.

Publication Date: 1943

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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