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Hermann Werner Siemens - bibliography

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German dermatologist, born August 20, 1891, Charlottenburg; died 1969.


  • Grundzüge der Vererbungslehre, der Rassenhygiene und der Bevölkerungsopolitik.
    Munich, 1917; 4th edition, 1930; translated into English, French, Dutch, and Swedish.
  • Einführug in die allgemeine und spezielle Vererbungspathologie des Menschen.
    Berlin, 1921; 2nd edition, 1923; translated into Russian.
  • Die Zwillingspathologie. Berlin, 1924.
  • Die Vererbung in der Aetiologie der Hautkrankheiten.
    In: Handbuch der Haut- und Geschlechtskrankheiten, volume 3; Berlin, 1929.

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