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

  • Cellmatesby Rose T Clark

    Saraband 2013; US$ 6.99

    "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... more...

  • Creating a Lean Cultureby David Mann

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    "This book became an instant classic in the literature of professional operations. In this third edition, David Mann updates and expands his teaching with five additional years of valuable experience and expertise derived from his very active, multi-industry consultancy. I have benefitted greatly from his writing and wholeheartedly recommend this... more...

  • Daughters of Haritiby Santi Rozario; Geoffrey Samuel

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 160.00

    Hariti is the ancient Indian goddess of childbirth and women healers, known at one time throughout South and Southeast Asia from India to Nepal and Bali. Daughters of Hariti looks at her 'daughters' today, female midwives and healers in many different cultures across the region. It also traces the transformation of childbirth in these cultures under... more...

  • Demography and Nutritionby Susan Scott; Christopher J. Duncan

    Wiley 2008; US$ 278.99

    This exciting and important book covers the impact on demography of the nutrition of populations, offering the view that the change from the hunter-gatherer to an agricultural life-style had a major impact on human demography, which still has repercussions today. Demography and Nutrition takes an interdisciplinary approach, involving time-series analyses,... more...

  • Funktionen des Erlebensby Matthias Jung; Jan-Christoph Heilinger

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 126.00

    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... 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...

  • Health and Wellness in Colonial Americaby Rebecca Tannenbaum

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 64.00

    "These titles do a thorough job of covering broad and varied time periods, and students requiring reference material on the history of health and wellness for different eras will be well served by this set." - Booklist more...

  • Human Frontiers, Environments and Diseaseby Tony McMichael

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 64.00

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

  • Managing Vulnerabilityby Tim Dartington

    Karnac Books 2010; US$ 27.95

    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...

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

    Penguin Publishing Group 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...