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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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  • A History of Global Health
    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.

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

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

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  • Bellevue
    Bellevue (English, Hardback) David Oshinsky

    From a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian comes a riveting history of New York's iconic public hospital that charts the turbulent rise of American medicine. ...

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  • Hysteria
    Hysteria (English, Paperback) Andrew Scull

    The story of hysteria is a curious one, for it persists as an illness for centuries before disappearing. Andrew Scull gives a fascinating account of this socially constructed disease that came to be strongly associated with women, showing the shifts in social, cultural, and medical perceptions through history.

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  • The Roses of No Man's Land
    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.

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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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  • 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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  • Deadly Companions
    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.

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  • A History of Public Health
    A History of Public Health (English, Paperback) George Rosen

    For seasoned professionals as well as students, A History of Public Health is visionary and essential reading.

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  • The Gene
    The Gene (English, Hardback) Siddhartha Mukherjee

    THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER...

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  • The Anatomy of Blackness
    The Anatomy of Blackness (English, Paperback) Andrew S. Curran

    Penetrating and comprehensive, The Anatomy of Blackness shows that, far from being a monolithic idea, eighteenth-century Africanist discourse emerged out of a vigorous, varied dialogue that involved missionaries, slavers, colonists, naturalists, anatomists, philosophers, and Africans themselves.

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  • Ending Medical Reversal
    Ending Medical Reversal (English, Hardback) Vinayak K. Prasad, Adam S. Cifu

    They outline a comprehensive plan to reform medical education, research funding and protocols, and the process for approving new drugs that will ensure that more of what gets done in doctors' offices and hospitals is truly effective.

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  • The Sick Rose
    The Sick Rose (English, Hardback) Richard Barnett

    A visual tour of disease before color photography shares illustrations of afflicted patients from rare medical books as well as historic maps, case notes, and charts.

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  • Maladies and Medicine
    Maladies and Medicine (English, Paperback) Jennifer Evans

    Lively real-life case histories taken from contemporary diaries, letters, journals and medical case notes.

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  • Mummies, Cannibals and Vampires
    Mummies, Cannibals and Vampires (English, Paperback) Richard Sugg

    Mummies, Cannibals and Vampires charts in vivid detail the largely forgotten history of European corpse medicine, which saw kings, ladies, gentlemen, priests and scientists prescribe, swallow or wear human blood, flesh, bone, fat, brains and skin in an attempt to heal themselves of epilepsy, bruising, wounds, sores, plague, cancer, gout and depression. In this comprehensive and accessible text,...

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  • Medicine and Religion
    Medicine and Religion (English, Paperback) Gary B. Ferngren

    "-JAMA"An important book, for students of Christian theology who understand health and healing to be topics of theological interest, and for health care practitioners who seek a historical perspective on the development of the ethos of their vocation."-Journal of Religion and Health

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  • Madness in Civilization: A Cultural History of Insanity
    Madness in Civilization: A Cultural History of Insanity (Paperback) Andrew Scull

    Worldwide in scope and ranging from antiquity to the present, this book examines the human encounter with Unreason in all its manifestations, the challenges it poses to society and our responses to it.

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  • Giants
    Giants (Paperback) Yehuda Koren, Eilat Negev

    An inspiring account of the Ovitz family & their time in Auschwitz.

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  • Science and Religion
    Science and Religion (English, Paperback) Gary B. Ferngren

    Weissenbacher, Stephen P. Weldon, and Tomoko Yoshida

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