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  • Age and Identity in Eighteenth-Century Englandby Helen Yallop

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Yallop looks at how people in eighteenth-century England understood and dealt with growing older. Though no word for ?aging? existed at this time, a person?s age was a significant aspect of their identity. more...

  • Air Instrument Surgeryby Robert M. Hall; Ted Bloodhart

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 129.00

    The use of the compressed air-driven turbine for the activation of surgical burs and saws as developed by Dr. Robert M. Hall has been a boon for the plastic, max­ illofacial, and oral surgeon. The development of air instrument surgery coincided with the opening of new vistas in surgery in the area of craniofacial surgery. Cranio­ facial osteotomies... more...

  • Andere anatomische Anekdotenby Helmut Wicht

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 19.99

    Der Autor ist ein Anatom, dem so mancherlei durch den Kopf geht, und eh' er es vergisst, schreibt er's auf. Oft sind es melancholische Gedanken, manchmal garstige, und manchmal welche, die er erheiternd findet. Versuchen Sie, die Geschichten als "Miniaturen" zu lesen. Filigrane, oft ein wenig umständliche und versponnene Spielereien über ein Thema,... more...

  • The Antivaccine Heresyby Karen L. Walloch

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 125.00

    Explores the history of vaccine development and the rise of antivaccination societies in late-nineteenth-century America. more...

  • Arabisk medicinby Philippe Provencal

    Aarhus University Press 2007; US$ 21.00

    Europa ser gerne sig selv som direkte arvtager til den klassiske antik. Men den europæiske renæssance kunne ikke have fundet sted uden araberne, der allerede i det 8.-9. århundrede overtog den græsk-romerske videnskabelige arv. Mens antikkens medicin var ukendt i middelalderens Vesten, arbejdede araberne med at udvikle og opdatere arven med egne, persiske... more...

  • Bellevueby David Oshinsky

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 30.00 US$ 22.50


  • Biobanking in the Era of the Stem Cellby Ron Hart; Jennifer Moore

    Biota Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    The study of mental health disorders and the genetics behind these disorders can be greatly enhanced by the use of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC). Since many mental health disorders develop after puberty, the only way in which to study the genetic mechanism of these diseases previously was through cellular surrogates, such as blood or cultured... more...

  • Bloodby Douglas Starr

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 28.50

    Essence and emblem of life--feared, revered, mythologized, and used in magic and medicine from earliest times--human blood is now the center of a huge, secretive, and often dangerous worldwide commerce. It is a commerce whose impact upon humanity rivals that of any other business--millions of lives have been saved by blood and its various derivatives,... more...

  • The Body, Subject & Subjectedby Debra D. Andrist

    Sussex Academic Press 2016; US$ 54.99

    Hominids have always been obsessed with representing their own bodies. The first ?selfies? were prehistoric negative hand images and human stick figures, followed by stone and ceramic representations of the human figure. Thousands of years later, moving via historic art and literature to contemporary social media, the contemporary term ?selfie? was... more...

  • Borelli's On the Movement of Animals - On the Force of Percussionby Giovanni Alfonso Borelli; Paul Maquet

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 159.00

    This volume provides an introduction to Borelli?s theory on the movement of animals and demonstrates the nature of the energy of percussion, its causes, properties and effects. Building on and moving away from the theory of mechanics as formulated by Aristotle and Galileo and countering objections expressed by Stephani degli Angeli among others, Borelli... more...