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- Constable & Robinson 2010; US$ 10.19
In China, people send greetings by wishing a person a long and healthy life . Our natural state is to be healthy and happy. This includes having a calm mind, a healthy body and emotional resourcefulness. This book reveals the profound, yet simple health maintenance secrets that Chinese medicine has developed over many centuries. These secrets enable... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 95.00
This book is the first comprehensive study of French medicine in nineteenth-century Algeria. It argues that the medicalization was a priority for colonial regimes, but this goal was thwarted by ineffectual French medicine, institutional rivalries, and the manner in which medicine became a focus for the resistance of French domination and rule. more...
- eContent Management Pty Ltd 2006; US$ 66.00
Mental ill health represents not only an immense psychological, social and economic burden to society, but also increases the risk and complexity of physical illnesses. Recognising that neuropsychiatric conditions account for 13% of total Disability Adjusted Life Years lost globally, and are estimated to increase to 15% by 2020, this book addresses... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 169.95
This volume presents a truly integrated methodological and biocultural approach to the expanding discipline of human palaeopathology. The book provides researchers and practitioners with a comprehensive guide to the main methods and techniques that are currently available for studying diseases and related conditions from human skeletal remains.... 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...
- Taylor & Francis Ltd 2007; US$ 60.78
John Fry, 1922 -1994, made unparalleled contributions to the reformation of British general practice in the second half of the 20th Century. In the 1950s and 1960s he dominated the movement for evidence-based primary care and the operational intelligence of better practice management. He became the most prolific publisher of facts and figures in the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 42.95
Available for the first time in paperback, this first large-scale, sole-authored history of ancient medicine for almost 100 years uses both archaeological and written evidence to survey the development of medical ideas from early Greece to late Antiquity. Vivian Nutton pays particular attention to the life and work of doctors in the communities,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95
The first edition of Ancient Medicine was the most complete examination of the medicine of the ancient world for a hundred years. The new edition includes the key discoveries made since the first edition, especially from important texts discovered in recent finds of papyri and manuscripts, making it the most comprehensive and up-to-date survey available.... more...
- Birlinn 2013; US$ 13.50
This is the story of the wartime experiences of a group of women who ran a field hospital near the trenches during World War I, often under conditions of great hardship. The text draws on the women's diaries and letters home. The Scottish Women's Hospitals unit offered their services to France and opened a hospital in the ancient Abbey of Royaumont,... more...