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  • The Dore Lectures on Mental Scienceby Thomas Troward

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99

    The book propounds on the theory related to religion with solid ground of sciences. He defines the relation between body, soul and spirit and the path that ought to be followed for the survival of the relation. more...

  • History of Medicine: All That Mattersby Tim Hall

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; Not Available

    How did modern medicine come about? more...

  • History of Medicine: All That Mattersby Tim Hall

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 11.78

    How did modern medicine come about? more...

  • Hot Flushes, Cold Scienceby Louise Foxcroft

    Granta Publications 2011; US$ 13.90

    For over two thousand years, attitudes to the menopause have created dread, shame and confusion. This meticulously researched and always entertaining book traces the history of 'the change of life' from its appearance in classical texts, via the medical literature of the eighteenth century, to up-to-the-minute contemporary clinical approaches. Its... more...

  • Academic General Practice in the UK Medical Schools, 1948-2000by John Howie; Michael Whitfield

    Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 32.00

    The first collective record of the evolution of general medical practice as an academic discipline over half a century. This anthology captures the stories of the early struggles to set up university departments between visionary supporters and traditionalist blockers as well as the steadily increasing successes aided by a dedicated funding system.... more...

  • Broadcasting Birth Controlby Manon Parry

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    Traditionally, the history of the birth control movement has been told through the accounts of the leaders, organizations, and legislation that shaped the campaign. Historians have recently begun examining the cultural work of printed media, including newspapers, magazines, and novels in fostering support for the cause. This book builds upon this... more...

  • A MEDICAL GREEK AND LATIN WORKBOOKby James A. McCulloch

    Charles C Thomas 1984; US$ 43.95

    In an age when the study of the classical languages has been deemphasized, a reference source of common prefixes, suffixes, and roots is of definite value to the student of science. The present volume, in addition to providing a source of these word elements, incorporates the very important aspect of practice in their use. A Medical Greek and Latin... more...

  • Against the Spirit of Systemby John Harley Warner

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 75.50

    In this wide-ranging exploration of American medical culture, John Harley Warner offers the first in-depth study of a powerful intellectual and social influence: the radical empiricism of the Paris Clinical School. After the French Revolution, Paris emerged as the most vibrant center of Western medicine, bringing fundamental changes in understanding... more...

  • Medical Thinkingby Lester Snow King

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 54.00

    Lester S. King, M.D., focuses on those aspects of medicine that remain constant through the centuries--the problems that doctors always face and the critical judgment needed to solve them. According to Dr. King, modern technological advances are really new ways of answering old questions, while the basic modes of medical thinking have not changed.... more...

  • The Role of Medicineby Thomas McKeown

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.95

    In analyzing the factors that have improved health and enhanced longevity during the last three centuries, Thomas McKeown contends that nutritional, environmental, and behavioral changes have been and will be more important than specific medical measures, especially clinical or curative" measures. Originally published in 1980. The Princeton Legacy... more...