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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 Burdens of Disease

Epidemics and Human Response in Western History


In this updated edition of The Burdens of Disease, with revisions and additions to the original...

The Butchering Art

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


The gripping story of how Joseph Lister’s antiseptic method changed medicine forever

Deadly Companions

How Microbes Shaped our History

OUP Oxford (2018)

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

OUP Oxford (2011)

Cancer is a problem that touches virtually everyone either directly or indirectly. As one of the...

Practising Colonial Medicine

The Colonial Medical Service in British East Africa

I.B.Tauris (2007)

The role of the Colonial Medical Service - the organisation responsible for healthcare in British...


Antiquity to the Present Day


Authoritative, accessible and abundantly illustrated, this book presents a broad history of...

Silent Victories

The History and Practice of Public Health in Twentieth-Century America


Americans' health improved dramatically over the twentieth century. Most of this improvement...


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

The Ghost Map

The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic--and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World


A National Bestseller, a New York Times Notable Book, and an Entertainment Weekly Best Book of...