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  • Science and Empireby Paul F. Cranefield

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 54.00

    The story of East Coast fever, a lethal disease of cattle, and its scientific study. more...

  • The Transformation of German Academic Medicine, 1750?1820by Thomas H. Broman

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 42.00

    This book studies the evolution of medical theory and education in Germany between 1750 and 1820. more...

  • The Philosophy of Evidence-based Medicineby Jeremy H. Howick

    Wiley 2011; US$ 66.95

    Evidence-based medicine (EBM) has become a required element of clinical practice, but it is critical for the healthcare community to understand the ongoing controversy surrounding EBM. Seeking to address questions raised by critics, The Philosophy of Evidence-based Medicine challenges the over dependency of EBM on randomized controlled trials. This... more...

  • The History of Medicineby William Bynum

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 9.99

    Against the backdrop of unprecedented concern for the future of health care, this Very Short Introduction surveys the history of medicine from classical times to the present. Focussing on the key turning points in the history of Western medicine, such as the advent of hospitals and the rise of experimental medicine, Bill Bynum offers insights into... more...

  • A History of Intelligence and "Intellectual Disability"by C.F. Goodey

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 69.95

    C.F. Goodey traces the interplay between human types and the changing characteristics attributed to them, from the twelfth-century beginnings of European social administration through to the onset of today's formal human science disciplines. In proposing a theory of intellectual disability as historically contingent, this paradigm-shifting work... more...

  • International Relations in Psychiatryby Volker Roelcke; Paul J. Weindling; Louise Westwood

    Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 85.00

    Addresses a crucial period in the history of psychiatry by examining the mutual perceptions and transfer processes of conceptual, institutional, and financial resources and the migration of psychiatrists between Britain, the United States, and Germany. more...

  • Magic and Impotence in the Middle Agesby Catherine Rider

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 134.99

    Magic and Impotence in the Middle Ages investigates the common medieval belief that magic could cause impotence, focusing particularly on the period 1150-1450. The subject has never been studied in detail before, but there is a surprisingly large amount of information about it in four kinds of source: confessors' manuals; medical compendia that... more...

  • How Cancer Crossed the Color Lineby Keith Wailoo

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 20.99

    In the course of the 20th century, cancer went from being perceived as a white woman's nemesis to a "democratic disease" to a fearsome threat in communities of color. Drawing on film and fiction, on medical and epidemiological evidence, and on patients' accounts, Keith Wailoo tracks this transformation in cancer awareness, revealing... more...

  • The Rise And Fall Of Modern Medicineby James Le Fanu

    Little, Brown Book Group 2011; Not Available

    The medical achievements of the post-war years rank as one of the supreme epochs of human endeavour. Advances in surgical technique, new ideas about the nature of disease and huge innovations in drug manufacture vanquished most common causes of early death, But, since the mid-1970s the rate of development has slowed, and the future of medicine is uncertain.... more...

  • The Rise And Fall Of Modern Medicineby James Le Fanu

    Little, Brown Book Group 2011; US$ 26.83

    The medical achievements of the post-war years rank as one of the supreme epochs of human endeavour. Advances in surgical technique, new ideas about the nature of disease and huge innovations in drug manufacture vanquished most common causes of early death, But, since the mid-1970s the rate of development has slowed, and the future of medicine is uncertain.... more...