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History of medicine. Medical expeditions

  • Bulletin of WHO Vol. 93 No. 02 2015by World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2015; US$ 36.00

    The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is an international journal of public health with a special focus on developing countries. Since it was first published in 1948 the Bulletin has become one of the world's leading public health journals. As the flagship periodical of the World Health Organization (WHO) the Bulletin draws on WHO experts... more...

  • House Calls and Hitching Postsby Dorcas Hoover

    Good Books 2015; US$ 11.95

              Medical technology meets rural values of simplicity, home health remedies, and unwavering faith in divine providence when a country-boy-turned-country-doctor returns to his roots. House Calls and Hitching Posts is a sometimes humorous and often intimate account of Dr. Elton Lehman's 36 years practicing medicine among the Amish of Wayne,... 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...

  • David Wendel Yandellby Nancy Disher Baird

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 28.00

    David Wendel Yandell was the most distinguished physician of a family noted for its contributions to the medical profession over a period of generations. Like his father before him, Yandell taught for many years at the Medical Department of the University of Louisville. His years as a Confederate surgeon impressed upon him the horrifying consequences... more...

  • Joseph Jones, M.D.by James O. Breeden

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Of the many books written over the past century about the Old South and the American Civil War, a very few explore the scientific history of the South or the medical history of the war itself. In the first volume of this impressive biography of Joseph Jones, Mr. Breeden does much to illuminate the development of scientific thought and of medicine... more...

  • Bulletin of WHO Vol. 93 No. 01 2015by World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2015; US$ 36.00

    The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is an international journal of public health with a special focus on developing countries. Since it was first published in 1948 the Bulletin has become one of the world's leading public health journals. As the flagship periodical of the World Health Organization (WHO) the Bulletin draws on WHO experts... more...

  • Galeni In Hippocratis Epidemiarum librum I commentariorum I-III versio Arabica / Galen. Commentary on Hippocrates' Epidemics Book Iby Uwe Vagelpohl

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    This volume offers the first critical edition of Book I of the Arabic translation of Galen's Commentary on the Hippocratic Epidemics. The Arabic text is accompanied by an English translation and extensive notes on the differences between the Greek original and the Arabic version. The introduction outlines the complex history of the Greek... more...

  • Paleopathology in Perspectiveby Elizabeth Weiss

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 54.99

    Elizabeth Weiss introduces readers to how lifestyle changes?in complex interaction with biology, genes, and environment?affect health in this distinctive tour of human osteology, past and present. more...

  • Erfolgreiches wissenschaftliches Schreibenby Simone Fischer

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 22.38

    Inhaltlich fundiert, jedoch leicht verständlich und gut nachvollziehbar geschrieben, basiert dieses "Lernbuch" auf den gültigen formalen Standards, die das Grundgerüst jeder wissenschaftlichen Arbeit bilden. Berücksichtigt und einbezogen sind ebenfalls die Entwicklung und die sinnvolle Nutzung der elektronischen Medien. Sachlich und strukturiert... more...

  • Scottish Medicine and Literary Culture, 1726-1832by Megan J. Coyer; David E. Shuttleton

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 88.00

    Scottish Medicine and Literary Culture, 1726?1832 examines the ramifications of Scottish medicine for literary culture within Scotland, throughout Britain, and across the transatlantic world. The contributors take an informed historicist approach in examining the cultural, geographical, political, and other circumstances enabling the dissemination... more...