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Items published during the years 1000 to 1959

There are 16 items in the Healthy Skepticism Library that were published during the years 1000 to 1959.

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Longstreet VM.
The Effectiveness of Pharmaceutical Promotion
Journal of Marketing 1959 Apr; 23:(4):472-472

Festinger L, Carlsmith JM
Cognitive consequences of forced compliance.
J Abnorm Psychol 1959 Mar 01; 58:(2):203-10

Popper KR.
The Logic of Scientific Discovery
London: Hutchinson 1959

Garb S.
The reaction of medical students to drug advertising.
N Engl J Med 1958 Jul 17; 259:(3):121-3

Dowling HF.
Twixt the cup and the lip.
J Am Med Assoc. 1957 Oct 12; 165:(6):657-61

Fisher R.
The Design of Experiments
London: Oliver & Boyd 1949

[No authors listed].
Advertising of medicines; new code of standards.
J Pharm Pharmacol. 1948 Apr 24; 106:(4408):291

Beazley RN.
Drug Advertisements
Med J Aust 1935 Jan 12; 72

Neyman J, Pearson ES.
On the problem of the most efficient tests of statistical hypotheses
Philos Trans Royal Soc: Ser A 1933; 231:289-337

Huxley A.
Brave New World
: Harper Collins 1931

Hopkins CC.
My Life in Advertising.
Chicago: 1996 reprint by NTC Business Books 1927

Hopkins CC.
Scientific advertising.
Chicago: 1996 reprint by NTC Business Books 1923

Wells HG
New York: Dodd, Mead & Co 1908

Wolfe S
Patients for Sale?
The Washington Post 1897 Oct 4

Bentham J, Dumont P, Bingham P.
Bentham's handbook of political fallacies
Baltimore: John Hopkins Press 1824

Locke J.
An essay concerning human understanding

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