Free worldwide delivery with every order
Welcome back (Sign out)

History Of Medicine books

3,316 items
Sort & refine results
  • Flesh and Blood by Stephen McGann
    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.

    $11.75
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Deadly Companions by Dorothy H. Crawford
    Deadly Companions (English, Paperback) Dorothy H. Crawford

    The story of human history has been inextricably entwined with the story of microbes. Combining tales of devastating epidemics with accessible science and fascinating history, Deadly Companions reveals how closely microbes have evolved with us over the millennia, shaping human culture through infection, disease, and deadly pandemic.

    $13.13
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • The Smile Stealers by Richard Barnett
    The 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

    $32.67 $35.00
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Rats, Lice and History by Hans Zinsser
    Rats, Lice and History (Paperback) Hans Zinsser

    The classic account of infectious disease and human history

    $13.52
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Old English Medical Remedies by Sinead Spearing
    Old English Medical Remedies (English, Hardback) Sinead Spearing

    An extensive exploration of medical and psychological treatments from the Anglo-Saxons.

    $31.33 $34.95
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Sick Rose: Disease in the Golden Age of Medical Illustration by Richard Barnett
    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.

    $24.65 $26.52
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • In the Bonesetter's Waiting Room by Aarathi Prasad
    In the Bonesetter's Waiting Room (English, Paperback) Aarathi Prasad

    The first comprehensive history of medicine in India

    $17.00
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • The Roses of No Man's Land by Lyn Macdonald
    The Roses of No Man's Land (Paperback) Lyn Macdonald

    Walking straight out of Edwardian drawing rooms into the manifest horrors of the First World War, the volunteer nurses rose magnificently to the occasion. In leaking tents they fought another war, a war against agony and death. This book captures a panorama of hardship, disillusion and despair, and also of endurance and supreme courage.

    $13.62
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Flesh and Blood by Stephen McGann
    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.

    $21.78 $26.59
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • A History of Global Health by Randall M. Packard
    A History of Global Health (English, Paperback) Randall M. Packard

    Designed to be read and taught, the book offers a critical historical view, providing historians, policy makers, researchers, program managers, and students with an essential new perspective on the formation and implementation of global-health policies and practices.

    $40.43
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Superbugs by William Hall
    Superbugs (English, Hardback) William Hall, Anthony McDonnell

    Antibiotics are powerful drugs that can prevent and treat infections, but they are becoming less effective as a result of drug resistance. Superbugs describes this growing global threat, the systematic failures that have led to it, and solutions that governments, industries, and public health specialists can adopt.

    $29.25
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • The Royal Army Medical Corps in the Great War by Timothy McCracken
    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

    $16.19 $29.95
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Quackery by Lydia Kang
    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.

    $21.08 $22.95
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Medieval Medicine by Toni Mount
    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

    $13.73
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Death, Disease & Dissection by Suzie Grogan
    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.

    $24.65
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • A Heavy Reckoning by Emily Mayhew
    A Heavy Reckoning (Paperback) Emily Mayhew

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

    $13.34
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • House on Fire by William H. Foege
    House on Fire (English, Paperback) William H. Foege

    Tells how smallpox, a disease that killed, blinded, and scarred millions over centuries of human history, was completely eradicated in a spectacular triumph of medicine and public health. This title details the remarkable program that involved people from countries around the world in pursuit of a single objective - eliminating smallpox.

    $24.38
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Public Health: A Very Short Introduction by Virginia Berridge
    Public Health: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Virginia Berridge

    This Very Short Introduction outlines the nature of public health in our world today and places public health in its historical context from the earliest times, analysing in particular the changes in public health regulation through the nineteenth century and the twentieth and twenty first centuries.

    $11.06 $11.95
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Faces from the Front by Andrew Bamji
    Faces from the Front (English, Hardback) Andrew Bamji

    Explores the genesis of plastic surgery developed by Harold Gillies during the First World War.

    $55.98 $69.95
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • The Drug Book by Michael C. Gerald
    The Drug Book (English, Hardback) Michael C. Gerald

    Throughout history, humans everywhere have searched for remedies to heal our bodies and minds. Covering everything from ancient herbs to advanced chemicals, this book in the Milestones series looks at 250 of the most important moments in the development of life-altering, life-saving and sometimes life-endangering pharmaceuticals.

    $29.12
    More details