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When books are reprinted, it is because their first editions were amusing, illuminative, significant or fascinating. Within the last fortnight, the Macmillan Co. reprinted The Glands Regulating Personality, by Louis Berman, M.D., Associate in Biological Chemistry at Columbia University. This book was first published in 1921, when professional respect for endocrinology still hovered in skeptical abeyance; and when popular acceptance of one of the Century's more important revelations did not proceed much farther than the glandular jokes to be heard on Broadway.

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