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Fourth impression, in paperback form, of a biography of I. P. Pavlov. Doctor Babkin's years with Pavlov as pupil and assistant and his own distinguished career in gastroenterology physiology qualified him amply to write this authoritative account of Pavlov's life and work.
One must wonder what Pavlov would think today of the tragic fate of Soviet intellectuals, scholars, engineers, and investigators in the 20s, 30s and later as it has emerged through the documentation by Solzhenitsyn in Gulag Archipelago and admissions by Soviet officials themselves. Babkin touches on this point as it could be seen in 1949 in his postscript
Pavlov. A Biography.. Ann Intern Med. ;83:756–757. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-83-5-756_7
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;83(5):756-757.
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