Book reviews

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: (Published 03 July 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:25

In William Stoney's review of Ira M Rutkow's American Surgery: An Illustrated History (17 April, p 1082) William Stewart Halsted's surname was spelt incorrectly. In Alex Brooks' review of Jared Diamond's Guns, Germs and Steel (8 May, p 1294) the Inca emperor Atahualpa's name was spelt incorrectly and his empire was wrongly described as Aztec.

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