The Leading eBooks Store Online

for Kindle Fire, Apple, Android, Nook, Kobo, PC, Mac, Sony Reader...

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more
Browse our categories
  • Bestsellers - This Week
  • Foreign Language Study
  • Pets
  • Bestsellers - Last 6 months
  • Games
  • Philosophy
  • Archaeology
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Architecture
  • Graphic Books
  • Poetry
  • Art
  • Health & Fitness
  • Political Science
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Psychology & Psychiatry
  • Body Mind & Spirit
  • House & Home
  • Reference
  • Business & Economics
  • Humor
  • Religion
  • Children's & Young Adult Fiction
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Romance
  • Computers
  • Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Science
  • Crafts & Hobbies
  • Law
  • Science Fiction
  • Current Events
  • Literary Collections
  • Self-Help
  • Drama
  • Literary Criticism
  • Sex
  • Education
  • Literary Fiction
  • Social Science
  • The Environment
  • Mathematics
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Family & Relationships
  • Media
  • Study Aids
  • Fantasy
  • Medical
  • Technology
  • Fiction
  • Music
  • Transportation
  • Folklore & Mythology
  • Nature
  • Travel
  • Food and Wine
  • Performing Arts
  • True Crime
  • Foreign Language Books
Medicine and the humanities. Medicine and disease in relation to history, literature, etc.

  • Spuren der Avantgarde: Theatrum machinarumby

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00

    The book series Theatrum Scientiarum compiles original studies at the interface of philosophy, the history of science, cultural studies and theatre studies. Now the 4th volume is published, Traces of the Avant-garde: Theatrum machinarum, focusing on the origins of the machine paradigm and its cultural establishment in the 17th century from the perspective... more...

  • Theatre in Health and Careby Emma Brodzinski

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 95.00

    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$ 11.65

    "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$ 26.95

    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...

  • The Medical Science of House, M.D.by Andrew Holtz

    Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 15.00

    How can a teenager adopted at birth nearly die because his real mother didn?t get a measles shot? How can a husband?s faith in his wife?s fidelity determine whether radical treatment will cure her or kill her? How can a missed eye doctor appointment reveal a genetic disease? How can doctors choose the right course for a pregnant woman when... more...

  • Funktionen des Erlebensby Matthias Jung; Jan-Christoph Heilinger

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 112.00

    Humans are being that not only lead their lives but also experience them. Why? This volume examines this question from the perspective of multiple disciplines in the natural and social sciences. The contributions investigate the ways in which personal feeling and individual experience are central components in our dealings with our social and physical... more...

  • Human Frontiers, Environments and Diseaseby Tony McMichael

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 58.00

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

  • Medizinische Schreibweisenby Nicolas Pethes; Sandra Richter

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 119.00

    The volume examines the interrelationships between the history of medicine and literature from the 17th until the 19th centuries. The papers in the volume analyse these interrelationships using the styles of medical and literary texts, which show how the dimensions of knowledge and of representation determine each other? for example in the case of... more...