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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Daughters of Haritiby Santi Rozario; Geoffrey Samuel

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    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$ 287.99 US$ 249.59

    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$ 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...

  • 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

    Health and Wellness in Colonial America covers all aspects of medicine from surgery to the role of religion in healing, giving readers a comprehensive overall picture of medical practices from 1600 to 1800?a topic that speaks volumes about the living conditions during that period. In this book, an introductory chapter describes the ways in which... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...