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Medicine and the humanities. Medicine and disease in relation to history, literature, etc.

  • Theatre in Health and Careby Emma Brodzinski

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    This unique book examines theatre practice that takes place within a range of health and care settings from medical training to advocacy projects for service users. Drawing on a range of case studies, the book provides insights into working practices as well as posing critical questions in relation to the field. more...

  • Germs, Genes, & Civilizationby David P. Clark

    Pearson Education 2010; US$ 24.99

    In Germs, Genes and Civilization , Dr. David Clark tells the story of the microbe-driven epidemics that have repeatedly molded our human destinies. You'll discover how your genes have been shaped through millennia spent battling against infectious diseases. You'll learn how epidemics have transformed human history, over and over again, from ancient... more...

  • Cellmatesby Rose T Clark

    Saraband 2013; US$ 9.99

    "Remarkably beautiful, powerful and uplifting" (Andrew Anderson, Maggie's Centre). 'I'm Rose. John and I shared nearly eight years of our lives together. For the last three years cancer anchored us together. This is our story, of how two ordinary people live with the diagnosis, the check-ups, the disappointments, the relief, the questions, the answers,... more...

  • Managing Vulnerabilityby Tim Dartington

    Karnac Books 2010; US$ 25.99

    Clinicians, managers and researchers - as well as politicians and religious leaders - are worrying about a lack of compassion and humanity in the care of vulnerable people in society.In this book Tim Dartington explores the dynamics of care. He argues that we know how to do it, but somehow we seem to keep getting it wrong. Poor care in hospitals and... more...

  • Pilgrims in Medicine - Conscience, Legalism and Human Rightsby Thomas Alured Faunce

    BRILL 2004; US$ 257.00

    This arrestingly novel work develops a normative synthesis of medical humanities, virtue ethics, medical ethics, health law and human rights. It presents an ambitious, complex and coherent argument for the reconceptualisation of the doctor-patient relationship and its regulation utilising approaches often thought of as being separate, if not opposed... more...

  • Spuren der Avantgarde: Theatrum machinarumby De Gruyter

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 252.00

    Die Buchreihe Theatrum Scientiarum versammelt originäre Beiträge am Schnittpunkt von Philosophie, Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Kultur- und Theaterwissenschaft. Als produktiv hat sich dabei die konzeptionelle Orientierung erwiesen, ästhetische, technische und politische Experimente der Avantgardebewegungen des 20. Jahrhunderts als programmatischen... more...

  • Funktionen des Erlebensby Matthias Jung; Jan-Christoph Heilinger

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 133.00

    Subjektives Erleben und phänomenales Bewusstsein sind Bestandteile der natürlichen Welt: Die Wirklichkeit, in der Subjekte eine phänomenale Perspektive haben, ist keine grundsätzlich andere als die, in der physische Objekte aufeinander wirken und Lebewesen mit ihrer Umwelt interagieren. Das bedeutet nicht, dass phänomenales Erleben auf physische... more...

  • Creating a Lean Cultureby David Mann

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    Winner of a Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award The new edition of this Shingo Prize-winning bestseller provides critical insights and approaches to make any Lean transformation an ongoing success. It shows you how to implement a sustainable, successful transformation by developing a culture that has your stakeholders throughout... more...

  • Human Frontiers, Environments and Diseaseby Tony McMichael

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 67.00

    A compelling account of the relentless trajectory of humankind across time and geography. more...

  • Medizinische Schreibweisenby Nicolas Pethes; Sandra Richter

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 140.00

    Im Rahmen der derzeit kurrenten Untersuchungen zu den Relationen zwischen Literatur- und Wissenschaftsgeschichte macht der Band den Vorschlag, Schnittmengen und Differenzen zwischen medizinischem Wissen und literarischen Texten über die auf beiden Feldern gleichermaßen zentrale Kategorie der Schreibweise zu untersuchen. Die verschiedenen... more...