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Dr James Barry: the early years revealed.

@article{duPreez2008DrJB,
  title={Dr James Barry: the early years revealed.},
  author={H M du Preez},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  year={2008},
  volume={98 1},
  pages={
          52-8
        }
}
  • H. M. du Preez
  • Published 2008
  • History
  • South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde
The extraordinary story of Dr James Barry still excites interest and controversy over one hundred and forty years after her death. Dr Barry's army career has been well documented, but her early life has remained obscure and subject to speculation. This study advances some ideas previously presented, and from a substantial collection of contemporary manuscripts reconstructs an important part of Dr Barry's early life. 
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