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  • Flesh and Blood
    Flesh and Blood (Paperback) Stephen McGann

    A uniquely personal and insightful delve into one man's family history, as seen through the prism of two-hundred years of medicine in the British Isles.

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  • The Royal Army Medical Corps in the Great War
    The Royal Army Medical Corps in the Great War (English, Paperback) Timothy McCracken

    The book contributes to wider understanding of the RAMC and medical services in the First World War

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  • The Ghost Map
    The Ghost Map (English, Paperback) Steven Johnson

    Tells the story of the terrifying cholera epidemic that engulfed London in 1854, and the two unlikely heroes - anesthetist Doctor John Snow and affable clergyman Reverend Henry Whitehead - who defeated the disease through a combination of local knowledge, scientific research and map-making.

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  • Death, Disease & Dissection
    Death, Disease & Dissection (English, Paperback) Suzie Grogan

    Reveals the colourful world of medicine at this time and offers a picture the daily life of an apothecary from the making of pills and the mixing of potions to tooth drawing and blood-letting.

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  • Sick Rose: Disease in the Golden Age of Medical Illustration
    Sick Rose: Disease in the Golden Age of Medical Illustration (English, Hardback) Richard Barnett

    Presents a visual tour through disease in an age before colour photography. This volume combines detailed illustrations of afflicted patients from some of the worlds rarest medical books, that forms a profoundly human reminder of mankinds struggle with disease. It features historic maps, pioneering charts and contemporary case notes.

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  • Smile Stealers
    Smile Stealers (English, Hardback) Richard Barnett

    An incisive and startling international review of the evolution of dentistry from the Bronze Age to the present day, presented in a gorgeous package

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  • Quackery
    Quackery (English, Hardback) Lydia Kang, Nate Pedersen

    A tour of medicine's most outlandish misfires, Quackery dives into 35 "treatments", exploring their various uses and why they thankfully fell out of favour - some more recently than you might think.

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  • A Heavy Reckoning
    A Heavy Reckoning (Hardback) Emily Mayhew

    What happens when you reach the threshold of life and death - and come back? ...

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  • The Microbes Fight Back
    The Microbes Fight Back (English, Paperback) Laura Bowater

    Antibiotics are familiar drugs to us all, this topical popular science book considers the past, present and uncertain future of antibiotics. It highlights the need for universal cooperation in order to tackle this global health challenge, which, if not addressed, could transport us back to the medical dark ages.

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  • Flesh and Blood
    Flesh and Blood (English, Hardback) Stephen McGann

    His family survived famine-ravaged Ireland in the 1850s. His ancestors settled in poverty-rife Victorian Liverpool, working to survive and thrive. Some of them became soldiers serving on the Western Front. One would be the last man to step off the SS Titanic as it sank beneath the icy waves. He would testify at the inquest. This is their story.

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  • The Knife Man
    The Knife Man (English, Paperback) Wendy Moore

    WINNER OF THE MEDICAL JOURNALISTS' OPEN BOOK AWARD 2005Revered and feared in equal measure, John Hunter was the most famous surgeon of eighteenth-century London.

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  • In the Bonesetter's Waiting Room
    In the Bonesetter's Waiting Room (English, Paperback) Aarathi Prasad

    The first comprehensive history of medicine in India

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  • Medieval Medicine
    Medieval Medicine (English, Paperback) Toni Mount

    A time when butchers and executioners knew more about anatomy than university-trained physicians - travel back to a time of such unlikely remedies as leeches, roasted cat and red bed curtains

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  • The Story of Pain
    The Story of Pain (English, Paperback) Joanna Bourke

    The story of pain and suffering since the eighteenth century. Prize-winning historian Joanna Bourke charts how our understanding of pain (and how to cope with it) has changed completely over the last three centuries.

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  • Huang Di Nei Jing Su Wen
    Huang Di Nei Jing Su Wen (English, Hardback) Paul U. Unschuld, Hermann Tessenow

    A foundation of Chinese life sciences and medicine, this title is available in an annotated English translation. Combining the views of different schools, it relies on natural law as conceptualized in "yin/yang" and Five Agents doctrines to define health and disease, and repeatedly emphasizes personal responsibility for the quality of one's life.

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  • Mad, Bad And Sad
    Mad, Bad And Sad (Paperback) Lisa Appignanesi

    * 'In every generation there are quite firm rules on how to behave when you are crazy' Ian Hacking

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  • A History of the Brain
    A History of the Brain (English, Paperback) Andrew P. Wickens

    A History of the Brain tells the full story of neuroscience, from antiquity to the present day. It describes how we have come to understand the biological nature of the brain, beginning in prehistoric times, and progressing to the twentieth century with the development of Modern Neuroscience....

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  • A Body of Work: An Anthology of Poetry and Medicine
    A Body of Work: An Anthology of Poetry and Medicine (English, Paperback) Corinna Wagner

    A Body of Work includes poems by writers from the dawn of Enlightenment to the 21st Century and explores changing attitudes to medicine, health and the body. The book is divided into eight thematic sections, each of which includes a chronological range of poetry and excerpts of important historical and contextual medical writing. The sections are:...

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  • The Anatomy of Murder
    The Anatomy of Murder (English, Paperback) Sabine Hildebrandt

    Of the many medical specializations to have been transformed by the rise of National Socialism, anatomy has received little attention. As historian and physician Sabine Hildebrandt reveals, anatomists progressed through gradual stages of ethical transgression.

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  • Food and Health in Early Modern Europe
    Food and Health in Early Modern Europe (English, Paperback) David Gentilcore

    Food and Health in Early Modern Europe is both a history of food practices and a history of the medical discourse about that food. It is also an exploration of the interaction between the two: the relationship between evolving foodways and shifting medical advice on what to eat in order to stay healthy. It provides the first in-depth study of printed dietary advice covering the entire early modern...

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