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Attributing Excellence in Medicine: The History of the Nobel Prize

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Attributing Excellence in Medicine: The History of the Nobel Prize
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Publisher: Brill
Number of pages: 228

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The book discusses the aura around the prestigious Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. It analyzes the social processes and contingent factors leading to recognition and reputation in science and medicine. This volume will help the reader to better understand the dynamics of the attribution of excellence throughout the 20th century.

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