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- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
Health and the Modern Home explores shifting and contentious debates about the impact of the domestic environment on health in the modern period. Drawing on recent scholarship, Jackson exposes the socio-political context in which the physical and emotional environment of the modern home and family became implicated in the maintenance of health and... more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 16.99 US$ 15.29
The story of asthma stretches from antiquity to the present day, and perceptions of the disease have shifted with time. Mark Jackson describes not only the growing medical understanding of asthma, but shifting cultural views, from artisans' disease to Proust's elegant suffering. Asthma is part of the series, Biographies of Diseases. more...
- OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 57.99 US$ 52.19
In three sections, the Oxford Handbook of the History of Medicine celebrates the richness and variety of medical history around the world. It explores medical developments and trends in writing history according to period, place, and theme. more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 7.99
In a world burdened by chronic conditions and mutating viruses, with a health service strained to its limits, the history of medicine challenges our understanding of what it means to be healthy. By illuminating the ailments and methods of the past, our own dilemmas about medical practice and policy can be put into a new perspective. Esteemed historian... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
In the years following World War II the health and well-being of the nation was of primary concern to the British government. The essays in this collection examine the relationship between health and stress in post-war Britain through a series of carefully connected case studies. more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 34.99 US$ 31.49
An exploration of the history of scientific studies of stress in the modern world. Reveals how the science that legitimates and fuels current anxieties about stress has been shaped by a wide range of socio-political and cultural, as well as biological, factors: stress is both a condition and a metaphor. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
The Routledge History of Disease draws on innovative scholarship in the history of medicine to explore the challenges involved in writing about health and disease throughout the past and across the globe, presenting a varied range of case studies and perspectives on the patterns, technologies and narratives of disease that can be identified in... more...
- CRC Press 2005; US$ 194.95
Nanotechnology, seen as the next leap forward in the industrial revolution, requires that manufacturers develop processes that revolutionize the way small products are made. Microfabrication and Nanomanufacturing focuses on the technology of fabrication and manufacturing of engineering materials at these levels. The book provides an overview of... more...
- Springer US 2007; US$ 138.66
This, the corrected second printing of Jackson?s authoritative volume on the subject, provides a comprehensive treatment of established micro and nanofabrication techniques. It addresses the needs of practicing manufacturing engineers by applying established and research laboratory manufacturing techniques to a wide variety of materials. Nanofabrication... more...