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- Birlinn 2012; US$ 8.44
Mary Shelley's 1818 novel, "Frankenstein", introduced readers around the world to the concept of raising the dead through scientific procedures. Those who read the book were thrilled by this incredible Gothic adventure. Few, however, realised that Shelley's story had a basis in fact. What she imagined as her modern Prometheus was a serious pursuit... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 21.99
About one American in five receives a diagnosis of major depression over the course of a lifetime. That's despite the fact that many such patients have no mood disorder; they're not sad, but suffer from anxiety, fatigue, insomnia, or a tendency to obsess about the whole business. "There is a term for what they have," writes Edward... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 159.95
This book is the first definitive, descriptive history of the Charity Hospital System of Louisiana, a story of how poverty, politics, public health, public interest, race, gender, and class, shaped the long history of one of the most storied public healthcare systems in the state and nation, to be published in a single volume. Over a period of more... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 2002; US$ 16.95
It's no joke that we are all fascinated by the medical profession and the people in it. With Doctors Killed George Washington , trivia mavens Erin Barrett and Jack Mingo explore accidental medical discoveries, medical follies, bizarre cures, and more. This titillating tome puts doctors and medical history under the microscope and exposes more than... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00
Understanding how ?contagion? and ?infection? have become powerful metaphors requires a historical reconstruction of this semantic field in the late 19th and early 20th century, when these concepts acquired a scientific meaning. The volume offers an interdisciplinary approach to the cultural history of contagionism between medical bacteriology, the... more...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 119.99
The Oxford Textbook of Infectious Disease Control: A Geographical Analysis from Medieval Quarantine to Global Eradication is a comprehensive analysis of spatial theory and the practical methods used to prevent the geographical spread of communicable diseases in humans. Drawing on current and historical examples spanning seven centuries from across... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 106.99
The leading veterinary histology text returns with a fully updated sixth edition. Written in a concise, easy-to-understand that's a pleasure to read, this new edition continues the student-friendly tradition originated by Dr. Dellman, presenting the basics of histology including cytology and microscopic anatomy. The Sixth Edition focuses on the most... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; Not Available
In Permanent Present Tense Suzanne Corkin tells the incredible story of the amnesiac Henry Gustave Molaison - known only as H.M. until his death in 2008 - and what he taught medical science, neuroscience and the world. In 1953, at the age of twenty-seven, Molaison underwent an experimental psychosurgical procedure intended to alleviate his... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00
Examining the world of popular healing in South Asia, this book looks at the way that it is marginalised by the state and medical establishment while at the same time being very important in the everyday lives of the poor. It describes and analyses a world of ?subaltern therapeutics? that both interacts with and resists state-sanctioned and elite... more...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 114.00
This work is a study guide for students of medicine prepared by Abd al-Aziz al-Sulami who was chief of medicine to the Ayyubid sultan in Cairo between 596/1200 and 604/1208. Each chapter contains 20 questions on the respective subject with the answer to each question. more...