This text concerns itself with descriptive anatomy of the human nervous system, neuroanatomy, and endeavors to present an integrated study of the nervous system by correlating structure with function. The author divides the text in two parts. Part I presents a brief and simple, yet complete, sketch of the nervous system. Part II, employing the sketch or framework of part I, adds details of structure and function which are necessary for a scientific knowledge of the nervous system.
The text is well illustrated by simple and understandable drawings which should appeal to the student and instructor alike. An adequate atlas of photographs with key drawings of representative levels of the nervous system is included at the end of the text.
The subject matter is up-to-date and cited references impress the reader that neurology is a relatively new science which is steadily progressing. This text, while primarily written for the medical