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History of medicine. Medical expeditions

  • Charles Bell and the Anatomy of Reformby Carin Berkowitz

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    Sir Charles Bell (1774?1842) was a medical reformer in a great age of reform?an occasional and reluctant vivisectionist, a theistic popularizer of natural science, a Fellow of the Royal Society, a surgeon, an artist, and a teacher. He was among the last of a generation of medical men who strove to fashion a particularly British science of medicine;... more...

  • The Medical Trade Catalogue in Britain, 1870?1914by Claire L Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    By the late nineteenth century advances in medical knowledge, technology and pharmaceuticals led to the development of a thriving commercial industry. Drawing on over 400 medical trade catalogues Jones presents a study of the changing nature of medical professionalism. more...

  • Victorian Medicine and Popular Cultureby Louise Penner

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This collection of essays explores the rise of scientific medicine and its impact on Victorian popular culture. Chapters include an examination of Dickens?s involvement with hospital funding, concerns over milk purity and the theatrical portrayal of drug addiction, plus a whole section devoted to medicine in crime fiction. more...

  • White Moon on the Mountain Peakby Damo Mitchell; Jason Gregory

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95

    Explaining the process and energetics of Daoist internal alchemy, the author describes in detail the practice of Nei Dan, the alchemical firing practice of Daoism that has until very recently been a closely guarded secret.Drawing together a huge amount of esoteric material on the hidden aspects of Daoist practice, he presents theory and practice coherently... more...

  • Bulletin of WHO Vol. 93 No. 09 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...

  • 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...

  • Bulletin of WHO Vol. 93 No. 08 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...

  • Metaphorby Fengli Lan; Friedrich Wallner

    Traugott Bautz 2015; Not Available

    Qu Xiang Bi Lei is the metaphorizing process and the way of forming metaphors in Chinese medicine, and metaphor is its deep structure. In real fact, Chinese medicine is a linguistic medical system for it forms in the way of linguistication and metaphorization. Interpreting metaphors in Chinese medicine is a key to understand, reconstruct, inherit and... more...

  • Ärztekorrespondenz in der Frühen Neuzeitby Susanne Grosser

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 210.00

    In this volume, correspondence between two physicians is analyzed in terms of its relevance to medical and scientific history. A special focus is placed on howWagner enabled networking between academics in the early modern era. He was an example of an academic who was not an outstanding scholar or organizer in his own right, but who instead... more...

  • Chinmedomicsby Xijun Wang; Aihua Zhang; Hui Sun

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 175.00

    Chinmedomics: The Integration of Serum Pharmacochemistry and Metabolomics to Elucidate the Scientific Value of Traditional Chinese Medicine  uses new experimental techniques and research to open doors in drug discovery and development related to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). This book features a unique approach that combines chemometric analysis... more...