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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 124.95
Gender and the Making of Modern Medicine in Colonial Egypt investigates the use of medicine as a 'tool of Empire' to serve the state building processes in Egypt by the British colonial administration, which effectively transformed Egyptian medical practice and medical knowledge in ways that were decidedly gendered. The book shows how the introduction... more...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2010; US$ 25.87
Hauptbeschreibung Anatomiestudien, Gehirnchirurgie, Frauenheilkunde, ganzheitliche Behandlung: In der griechisch-römischen Antike war die Medizin hoch entwickelt. Dieser abwechslungsreich bebilderte Band stellt die bedeutendsten Ärzte des Altertums vor - von den frühgriechischen Wanderärzten bis zu den hoch spezialisierten Fachleuten in Rom nach... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 35.00
The healing arts as practiced in the Old West often meant the difference between life and death for American pioneers. Whether the challenge was sickness, an Indian arrow, a gunshot wound, or a fall from a horse, a pioneer in the western territories required care for medical emergencies, but often had to make do until a doctor could be found. This... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 58.99
Brown-Seguard: An Improbable Genius Who Transformed Medicine traces the strange career of an eccentric, restless, widely admired, nineteenth-century physician-scientist who eventually came to be scorned by antivivisectionists for his work on animals, by churchgoers who believed that he encouraged licentious behavior, and by other scientists for his... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 166.00
Over the last century, identity as an avenue of inquiry has become both an academic growth industry and a problematic category of historical analysis. This volume shows how the study of medicine can provide new insights into colonial identity, and the possibility of accommodating multiple perspectives on identity within a single narrative. Contributors... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 119.95
This is an edition and translation of a traditional healer's notebook from Crete. It belongs to the genre of iatrosophia: practical manuals of collected healing wisdom with admixtures of agricultural and household lore and elements of religious, astrological and magical beliefs. At its core lies material from earlier classical and Byzantine medical... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 135.00
Medical texts provide a powerful means of accessing contemporary perceptions of illness and through them assumptions about the nature of the body and identity. By mapping these perceptions, from their nineteenth-century focus on illness located in a biological body through to their 'discovery' of the psycho-social patient of the late twentieth century,... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 123.00
This volume, which originated with a conference at the Collège de France, comprises articles on Babylonian and Assyrian medicine. more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2009; US$ 5.95
From the pioneering Danville surgeon Ephraim McDowell, the first doctor to successfully perform abdominal surgery, and Luke Blackburn, dubbed the "Hero of Hickman" and elected governor in 1879 after his efforts to combat yellow fever, to contemporary Kentucky doctors performing groundbreaking reconstructive surgery and artificial heart implants, Healing... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 149.95
Written by one of the most consulted authorities on the subject, Atlas of Developmental Field Anomalies of the Human Skeleton is the pre-eminent resource for developmental defects of the skeleton. This guide focuses on localized bone structures utilizing the morphogenetic approach that addresses the origins of variability within specific developmental... more...