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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
13,67 €

Now an HBO® Film starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Her name was...

Typhoid Mary: Captive to the Public's Health

Typhoid Mary

Captive to the Public's Health

Beacon Press (2014)
26,31 €

She was an Irish immigrant cook. Between 1900 and 1907, she infected twenty-two New Yorkers with...

Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World

Mountains Beyond Mountains

The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World

“[A] masterpiece . . . an astonishing book that will leave you questioning your own life and...

The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
Scribner (2010)
15,86 €

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and now a documentary from Ken Burns on PBS, The Emperor of All...

Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present

Medical Apartheid

The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present

From the era of slavery to the present day, the first full history of black America’s shocking...

Deadly Companions: How Microbes Shaped our History

Deadly Companions

How Microbes Shaped our History

OUP Oxford (2018)
9,46 €

The story of human history has been inextricably entwined with the story of microbes. Combining...

Child Health: A Population Perspective

Child Health

A Population Perspective

Alice A. Kuo, Ryan J. Coller and 2 more...
39,97 €

Child Health: A Population Perspective examines both the history of child health and the three...

Chloroform: The Quest for Oblivion

Chloroform

The Quest for Oblivion

6,53 €

Linda Stratmann traces the social, medical and criminal history of chloroform, from early medical...

The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine

The Butchering Art

Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine

9,49 €

DAILY MAIL , GUARDIAN AND OBSERVER BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2017 Winner of the 2018 PEN/E.O....

A Violent History of Benevolence

Interlocking Oppression in the Moral Economies of Social Working

A Violent History of Benevolence traces how standard histories of liberalism, progress, and social...