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History of medicine. Medical expeditions

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  • The Life and Times of Franz Alexanderby Ilonka Venier Alexander

    Karnac Books 2015; US$ 21.95

    Franz Alexander was the first graduate of the Berlin Psychoanalytic Institute, the man who turned down Freud's offer to enter into private practice in Vienna, and the man Freud told to go to America and spread the doctrine of psychoanalysis. He was also the grandfather of Ilonka Venier Alexander, the author of this remarkable account of one of the... more...

  • Lotions, Potions, Pills, and Magicby Elaine G. Breslaw

    NYU Press 2012; US$ 21.25

    "Lotions, Potions, Pills, and Magic is much more than a history of health in early America. It is a history of struggle, as natives and newcomers alike grappled with the obstacles imposed by biology, ecology, and fellow human beings. Breslaw?s fearless appraisal, supported by stories and anecdotes, entertains, provokes, and cajoles. In the end... more...

  • Manuscript Sources of Medieval Medicineby Margaret R. Schleissner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Martyrology Books 1 & 2by bp Nichol

    Coach House Books 1994; US$ 12.95

    'All of Nichol's work is stamped by his desire to create texts that are engaging in themselves as well as in context, and to use indirect structural and textual devices to carry meaning. In The Martyrology different ways of speaking testify to a journey through different ways of being. Language is both the poet?s instructor and, through its various... more...

  • The Medical Directory 2015, 169th Edition, Two Volume Setby Brenda Wren

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 774.95

    First published in 1845, this directory has established an enviable reputation for the quantity and extent of its information on UK-registered medical practitioners. It provides mini career profiles of doctors listed A-Z by surname. Each record contains, if available, full name, primary and other qualifications, professional contact details, current... more...

  • Medicine Todayby Kate Kelly

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    Many people take for granted that physicians know what they are doing, but every day scientists must make very difficult decisions. Just because scientists can harvest stem cells, doesn't mean that they should; and while one day nanotechnology might mean a little "nanobot" can be turned into a blood vessel to clean out the arteries, there... more...

  • Medicine in Kentuckyby John H. Ellis

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 28.00

    In this informed and entertaining essay, John H. Ellis describes the efforts of physicians and laymen to keep illness at bay during Kentucky's first 200 years. Medicine in Kentucky is part of the Kentucky Bicentennial Bookshelf, "a celebration of two centuries of the history and culture of The Commonwealth." John H. Ellis outlines the practice... more...

  • A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF MEDICINE (5th Ptg.)by Otto L. Bettmann

    Charles C Thomas 1979; US$ 47.95

    By Otto L. Bettmann, The Bettmann Archive, New York, New York. With a Foreword by Philip S. Hench Using pictures selected from the famous Bettmann Archive, this book illustrates and narrates the history of medicine from Egypt and the ancient East through the Nineteenth Century. The text graphically depicts the great physicians, the key inventions and... more...

  • Padma: An Ancient Tibetan Herbal Formulaby Nan Kathryn Fuchs PhD

    Basic Health Publications 2013; US$ 2.49

    Learn how this ancient Tibetan formula reduces plaque in veins and arteries, and controls bacterial infections in the lungs that lead to asthma and allergies. more...

  • Paracelsusby Irmgard Müller; Paracelsus

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 39.99

    Originaltext und ausführlicher historischer und medizinischer Kommentar von Irmgard Müller Hier handelt es sich um die erste Monographie über die Krankheiten einer besonderen Berufsgruppe. Das Werk markiert den Anfang der arbeitsmedizinischen Literatur überhaupt. Im Mittelpunkt stehen Lungenerkrankungen (Tbc, Lungenkrebs, Staublunge) sowie Metallvergiftungen... more...