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History of medicine. Medical expeditions

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  • Disease in Antiquityby Don Brothwell; A.T. Sandison

    Charles C Thomas 1967; US$ 114.95

    Authorities from five continents have combined their knowledge to produce this first multiple-authored work on paleopathology ... a welcome addition to the libraries of medical practitioners in all disciplines, anthropologists, and human biologists as well as general and medical historians; introductory chapters place the subject in wide perspective.... more...

  • Happy Accidentsby Morton A. Meyers

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 16.99

    Happy Accidents is a fascinating, entertaining, and highly accessible look at the surprising role serendipity has played in some of the most important medical discoveries in the twentieth century. What do penicillin, chemotherapy drugs, X-rays, Valium, the Pap smear, and Viagra have in common? They were each discovered accidentally, stumbled upon... more...

  • Paleopathological Diagnosis and Interpretation.by Ted R. Steinbock

    Charles C Thomas 1976; US$ 65.95

    This book provides a systematic approach to diagnosing bone lesions in excavated skeletal series and interpreting the significance of such diseases in ancient human populations. Chapters discuss the biology and gross anatomy of normal bone to aid in understanding the bone changes produced by pathological conditions, and cover the major traumatic, infectious,... more...

  • Medicine in the Qur'an and Sunnahby Umar Faruk Adamu

    Safari Books Ltd. 2012; US$ 34.95

    It is the aim of this book while clarifying doubts and misconceptions, to provide a thorough reappraisal of the intellectual and rich cultural heritage of Islam with regards to the principles and practice of medicine and its representation to the world in the language of today. In nine chapters a range of topics are discussed including: The Promotion... more...

  • The History of Medicineby C.G. Cumston

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Originally published between 1920-70, The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize the most up-to-date findings and theories of historians,... more...

  • Biblical and Talmudic Medicineby Julius Preuss; Fred Rosner

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 2004; US$ 74.99

    This is a translation of the 1911 Biblisch-Talmudiesche Medizin , an extensively researched text that gathers the medical and hygienic references found in the Jewish sacred, historical, and legal literatures, written by German physician and scholar Julius Preuss (1861-1913). more...

  • Changing the Patternby Sydell Waxman

    Dundurn 1998; US$ 8.99

    When Emily Stowe was born in 1831, every girl's life followed a set pattern. Her future was limited to housework and childcare. With the help of original sketches and archival material, Changing the Pattern creates a vivid picture of Canada in the late 1800s as it follows Emily's crusade to create new patterns for girls' lives. more...

  • Test Tubes Dragon Scalesby Basil

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • History of the University of Alabamaby James Benson Sellers

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    The University of Alabama, established in 1831, has survived poverty, riots, political interference, wartime destruction, attacks by clergy and laymen, and internal feuds to develop from a boarding school for planters? sons to a modern and thriving state university. Using official records and state newspapers as well as letters and diaries of presidents,... more...

  • De Indiae utriusque re naturali et medica libri quatuordecimby Willem Piso

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    De Indiae utriusque re naturali et medica libri quatuordecim more...