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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Bridging the gap between histories of medicine and political/institutional histories of the early modern crown, this book explores the relationship between one of the most highly bureaucratic regimes in early modern Europe, Spain, and crown interest in and regulation of medical practices. Complementing recent histories that have emphasized the interdependent... more...
- IMM Lifestyle 2016; US$ 7.99
The Little Book of Medical Breakthroughs explains over 100 seminal discoveries, inventions and theories that have shaped the history of medical practice. Presenting a wide range of the most important medical breakthroughs, it covers a variety of topics, including artificial limbs used in Ancient Egypt, modern-day X-rays, immunisation and sanitation.This... more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; US$ 33.95
This interdisciplinary collection of essays assembles historians, health economists, anthropologists, and sociologists, who examine the history of suicide from a variety of approaches to provide crucial insight into how suicide differs across nations, cultures, and time periods. more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2006; US$ 26.95
A detailed account of Kristy Duncan's experiences as she organized a multi-national, multi-discipline scientific expedition to exhume the bodies of a group of Norwegian miners, victims of the 1918 Spanish flu. more...
- Elsevier Health Sciences 2006; US$ 84.95
Concise, current, and richly illustrated, this one-of-a-kind text encompasses cellular and molecular biological concepts as well as classical morphology to present histology from a functional perspective. A wealth of superb illustrations - including light and electron micrographs as well as schematic diagrams and three-dimensional drawings - make... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 149.32
This book reproduces and comments John Woodall?s handbook which was used as standard text for medical treatment at sea in the seventeenth century and was the first instruction for medical service aboard on the whole. In 1612 the East India Company, founded in London 1600 and invested with special royal privileges and authority, appointed John Woodall... more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 64.99 US$ 58.49
Covers the rise of clinical studies, academic programmes and international collaborations to promote palliative care. It examines the continuing need to provide evidence in support of development and assesses the dilemmas of unequal access to services and pain relieving drugs. more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2015; US$ 38.99
Most people today celebrate vaccination as a great achievement, yet many nineteenth-century Americans opposed it, so much in fact that states had to make vaccination compulsory. In response, antivaccination societies formed all over the United States, lobbying state legislatures and bringing lawsuits to abolish these laws. One such lawsuit ultimately... more...