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History of medicine. Medical expeditions

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  • Arabian Medicine and its Influence on the Middle Ages: Volume Iby Donald Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Curing Their Illsby Megan Vaughan

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95

    Curing their Ills traces the history of encounters between European medicine and African societies in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Vaughan's detailed examination of medical discourse of the period reveals its shifting and fragmented nature, highlights its use in the creation of the colonial subject in Africa, and explores the conflict between... more...

  • The Asian Dietby Jason Bussell

    Findhorn Press 2012; US$ 9.99

    In this era of fad diets, detox programs, and "superfoods," this examination of the relationship between diet and lifestyle looks to the Far East to claim that the simple principles to live by are balance and moderation. By rebuilding the connections between what is put into the body and how it functions, the diet outlined in this book teaches the... more...

  • Ein Leben für das Lebenby Max Ober

    Edition Raetia 2014; US$ 11.56

    Der Bozner Arzt Max Ober, geboren 1918, erzählt vom Leben in seiner Fülle und Rätselhaftigkeit: Geburt und Tod, Hoffnung und Verzweiflung so nah beisammen, oft nur durch ein Krankenbett getrennt. Max Ober kennt, trotz "halb-hearrischer" Herkunft, schon früh die Härten des Lebens: die schwierige Ehe seiner Eltern, schwere Erkrankungen, Jugend... more...

  • Learning from the Woundedby Shauna Devine

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 80.00

    Learning from the Wounded: The Civil War and the Rise of American Medical Science more...

  • Surgeon General's Warningby Mike Stobbe

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    What does it mean to be the nation's doctor? In this engaging narrative, journalist Mike Stobbe examines the Office of the U.S. Surgeon General, underlining how it has always been an anomaly within the federal government with a unique ability to influence public health. But now Surgeon Generals compete with other high profile figures, like the Secretary... more...

  • Moments of Truthby Thomas Dormandy

    John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2004; US$ 30.00

    Who were the scientific geniuses behind some of the most innovative and important discoveries in modern medicine?     Medical science in the 21st century is continuing to advance, but the character of that advancement is now governed by research teams and committees. Yet in the 19th century – a century when there were many great... more...

  • Chinese Medicine - Modern Practiceby Ping-Chung Leung; Charlie Chang-Li Xue

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 236.00

    Annals of Traditional Chinese Medicine is a new book series dedicated to the promotion of evidence-based TCM research. It features quality reports focusing on curriculum design, research methodology, original investigations of the quality, efficacy and safety of TCM, and evidence-based trials for the management of various clinical conditions. more...

  • Questions and answers for physiciansby G. Leiser; Al-Khaledy

    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...

  • A Subtle and Mysterious Machineby Emily Booth

    Springer 2006; US$ 169.00

    Walter Charleton has been depicted as a natural philosopher whose intellectual career mirrored the intellectual ferment of the 'scientific revolution'. Examining three of his vernacular medical texts, this work considers his thoughts on anatomy, physiology and the methods by which he sought to understand the invisible processes of the body. more...