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- University of California Press 2003; US$ 80.00
The Huang Di nei jing su wen, known familiarly as the Su wen, is a seminal text of ancient Chinese medicine, yet until now there has been no comprehensive, detailed analysis of its development and contents. At last Paul U. Unschuld offers entry into this still-vital artifact of China?s cultural and intellectual past. Unschuld traces the history... more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 47.99
Leipzig als Wiege der akademischen Psychiatrie Wussten Sie, dass der Ursprung der zwei Jahrhunderte umfassenden Entwicklung der akademischen Psychiatrie nicht etwa in Paris, in Berlin oder Edinburgh liegt, sondern in Leipzig? Dort wurde als erster Lehrer f]r ein seelenheilkundliches Fach an einer Universitdt im Jahre 1811 Heinroth berufen. Damit beginnt... more...
- OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 28.99
"24 hours to save the NHS". It was a political slogan but it hid a deeper question. Could the NHS survive? Could it continue to offer free health care for every citizen regardless of their ability to pay? Could the extraordinary, liberating ambition and dream of its founders 50 years before be maintained in the 21st Century - that everyone,... more...
- Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2010; US$ 84.00
Im Berliner Wissenschaftsjahr 2010 wird die Charité, das größte Universitätsklinikum Europas, ihr 300-jähriges Jubiläum feiern. Zu diesem Anlass entstand der vorliegende Band Charité 300 - Geschichte, Gegenwart, Horizonte". Es zeigt, wie aus dem 1710 als Pesthaus vor den Toren Berlins gegründeten Krankenhaus... more...
- Hong Kong University Press 1989; US$ 24.00
This commemorative volume has been prepared by the teaching staff of the Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, in honour of Professor david Todd, as a tribute to his distinguished tensure as Head of the Department of Medicine from 1974-1989. In addition to his biography and curriculum viate, achievements in each subspecialty of Medicine... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
At a time of increased interest and renewed shock over the Tuskegee syphilis experiments, Acres of Skin sheds light on yet another dark episode of American medical history. In this disturbing expose, Allen M. Hornblum tells the story of Philadelphia's Holmesburg Prison. more...
- University of Tennessee Press 2013; US$ 27.95
The authors employ the techniques of oral history to penetrate the nether world of the drug user, giving us an engrossing portrait of life in the drug subculture during the "classic" era of strict narcotic control. Praise for the hardcover edition: "A momentous book which I feel is destined to become a classic in the category... 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...