Late 19th Century Russian Magazines
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Why does Andrey Yefimitch, in Chekhov's *Ward No. 6*, read the last pages of The Doctor first?
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"[T]he only medical publication to which he
subscribed was The Doctor, of which he always read
the last pages first."
Were medical magazines of this period in Russia composed primarily of single articles? Did magazines in general follow certain prescribed methods for ordering articles?