Hygienic conditions in ancient Rome and modern London.

@article{Amulree1973HygienicCI,
  title={Hygienic conditions in ancient Rome and modern London.},
  author={Lord Amulree},
  journal={Medical History},
  year={1973},
  volume={17},
  pages={244 - 255}
}
  • L. Amulree
  • Published 1 July 1973
  • History
  • Medical History
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