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History of medicine

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History of medicine

Hardback. By 1940, Acker concludes, a particular configuration of ideas about opiate addiction was firmly in place and remained essentially stable until the enormous demographic changes in drug use of the 1960s and 1970s prompted changes in the understanding of addiction-and in public policy. Num Pages: 288 pages, 2, 2 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJ; JFFH1; MBX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 25. Weight in Grams: 522.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press United States
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801867989
ISBN
9780801867989
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 52.94
€ 49.10

Paperback. A memoir of American, Jewish military doctor fighting on the frontlines and caring for the injured in WWII. It documents the almost unbearable drama of ground gained and lives lost as well as the terrible human toll of battle on the author, his comrades, and civilians quite literally caught in the crossfire. Num Pages: 192 pages, 33 photographs, 1 map. BIC Classification: BM; HBJK; HBLW; HBWQ; MBX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 141 x 10. Weight in Grams: 226.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
University of Nebraska Press United States
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9780803218833
ISBN
9780803218833
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 16.69

Hardback. A collection of letters describing the day-to-day work and experiences of a doctor at the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota during the mid-1950s. Editor(s): Collins, Cary C.; Mutschler, Charles V. Num Pages: 448 pages, 13 b&w photos, 5 maps, 4 figures, appendix. BIC Classification: 1KBBNS; 3JJP; BJ; JFSL9; MBX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 38. Weight in Grams: 794.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
University of Nebraska Press United States
Number of pages
448
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9780803226258
ISBN
9780803226258
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 50.77

Paperback. Details the health issues faced by the Corps of Discovery on the famous Lewis and Clark Expedition. Num Pages: 360 pages, 40 illustrations, 1 map, 2 appendixes. BIC Classification: 1KBBW; 3JH; MBX; WTLP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 226 x 153 x 22. Weight in Grams: 492.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
University of Nebraska Press United States
Number of pages
360
Condition
New
SKU
V9780803235113
ISBN
9780803235113
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 25.01

Paperback. This book uses 103 illustrations from the 16th century onward and the history of obstetrical and embryological knowledge to argue that modes of visualizing science have profoundly determined "fetal politics" and the contemporary abortion debates. Series: Writing Science. Num Pages: 176 pages, 103 half-tones. BIC Classification: JFMA; JFSJ1; MBX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 11. Weight in Grams: 215.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780804726481
ISBN
9780804726481
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 27.99
€ 26.08

Hardback. 'A Second Voice' traces the origins and growth of the profession in a pivotal Midwestern state. It recounts the Ohio Osteopathic Association's early legal battles, the establishment of osteopathic hospitals, the campaign to build a state college of osteopathic medicine, and it profiles the professions leaders. Num Pages: 224 pages, 110 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBBNH; MBX; MXH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 254 x 178 x 458. Weight in Grams: 503.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Ohio University Press United States
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780821415931
ISBN
9780821415931
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 56.71

Paperback. Focuses on the life, practices, and accumulated knowledge of the late A L Tommie Bass, a widely-known and admired Appalachian herbalist. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: MBX; MX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 152 x 229 x 27. Weight in Grams: 581.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Duke University Press United States
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
Edition
Reprint
SKU
V9780822320173
ISBN
9780822320173
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 30.22

paperback. Combines the histories of empire, leisure, tourism, culture, and medicine to explain how therapeutic spas for colonists facilitated French imperialism between 1830 and 1962. Num Pages: 288 pages, 24 photos, 5 maps. BIC Classification: 1DDF; HBTB; MBX; MX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 157 x 234 x 21. Weight in Grams: 418.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Duke University Press United States
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9780822338222
ISBN
9780822338222
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 30.99
€ 28.14

Paperback. An investigation of the creation and circulation of Western medical discourses linking ideas about disease to Chinese identity, beginning in the eighteenth century. Series: Body, Commodity, Text. Num Pages: 248 pages, 42 illustrations, incl. 8 in color. BIC Classification: 1FPC; GTB; MBX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 15. Weight in Grams: 362.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Duke University Press United States
Edition
Illustrated
Number of pages
248
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822341130
ISBN
9780822341130
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 27.09

Hardback. Shows the value of historical epistemology from philosophical, historical, and anthropological perspectives Translator(s): Schott, Nils F. Series: Forms of Living. Num Pages: 220 pages, 35 b/w illustrations. BIC Classification: MBX; PDA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 155 x 18. Weight in Grams: 395.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Fordham University Press United States
Number of pages
220
Condition
New
SKU
V9780823244447
ISBN
9780823244447
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 99.56

Hardback. Presents historical perspectives on the theory, practices, and policies of nutrition science in Western Europe and the United States from the 1860s to the 1960s. Editor(s): Neswald, Elizabeth; Smith, David F.; Thoms, Ulrike. Num Pages: 238 pages, 11 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JH; 3JJ; HBTB; JFF; MBNH3; MBX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 237 x 165 x 22. Weight in Grams: 482.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Boydell & Brewer Ltd United States
Number of pages
238
Condition
New
SKU
V9781580465762
ISBN
9781580465762
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 120.30

Paperback. Num Pages: 332 pages. BIC Classification: 1FKA; HBJF; MBX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 15. Weight in Grams: 666.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Tulika Book India
Number of pages
332
Condition
New
Edition
Reprint
SKU
V9789382381051
ISBN
9789382381051
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 24.99
€ 18.69

Paperback. Western Europe supported a highly developed and diverse medical community in the late medieval and early Renaissance periods. In her absorbing history of this complex era inmedicine, Siraisi explores the inner workings of the medical community and illustrates the connections of medicine to both natural philosophy and technical skills. Num Pages: 264 pages, 49 halftones. BIC Classification: 3F; 3H; MBX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 236 x 170 x 14. Weight in Grams: 422. Introduction to Knowledge and Practice. 264 pages, 49 halftones. Western Europe supported a highly developed and diverse medical community in the late medieval and early Renaissance periods. In her absorbing history of this complex era inmedicine, Siraisi explores the inner workings of the medical community and illustrates the connections of medicine to both natural philosophy and technical skills. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. BIC Classification: 3F; 3H; MBX. Dimension: 236 x 170 x 14. Weight: 420.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1990
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226761305
ISBN
9780226761305
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 37.99
€ 29.97

Paperback. Throughout the ages pain has intrigued those who focus on the soul and the sacred in equal measure to those who specialize in the body and medicine. The author draws upon multidisciplinary sources to explore this universally shared experience. Translator(s): etc.; Cadden, J.A.; Cadden, S.W.; Wallace, Louise. Num Pages: 398 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: MBX; MMBP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 25. Weight in Grams: 472.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Edition
Revised ed.
Number of pages
398
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674399686
ISBN
9780674399686
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 47.99
€ 39.85

Hardcover. Translator(s): Willis, Robert. Num Pages: 736 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: MBX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 146 x 220 x 47. Weight in Grams: 1028.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1989
Publisher
University of Pennsylvania Press United States
Number of pages
736
Condition
New
SKU
V9780812281668
ISBN
9780812281668
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 110.36

Hardcover. Examines the turbulent history of the ideas, people, and institutions of French colonial and tropical medicine from their early modern origins through World War I. This book demonstrates that regions, more so than a coherent nation, built the empire and specific medical concepts and practices. Num Pages: 328 pages, 8 halftones. BIC Classification: 1DDF; HBJD; MBX; MMRT; PDX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 60 x 90 x 23. Weight in Grams: 562.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
328
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226114521
ISBN
9780226114521
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 52.39
€ 45.10

Paperback. A history of the controversial practice of self-experimentation. In telling the stories of pioneering researchers, the text offers a history of many of the most important medical advancements in recent years as well as centuries past - from anesthaesia to yellow fever to heart disease. Num Pages: 454 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: MBGR; MBX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 166 x 30. Weight in Grams: 734.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
University of California Press
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
454
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520212817
ISBN
9780520212817
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 26.88

Hardback. As Fee demonstrates, not simply in its formation but throughout its history the School of Hygiene served as a crucible for the forces shaping the public health profession as a whole. Num Pages: 304 pages, 30, 30 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; HBJK; MBN; MBX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 239 x 161 x 27. Weight in Grams: 548.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781421421100
ISBN
9781421421100
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 32.69

Hardcover. Describes the evolution of public health crises and solutions Num Pages: 251 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; MBX. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 229 x 157 x 28. Weight in Grams: 522.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
New York University Press United States
Number of pages
251
Condition
New
SKU
V9780814787175
ISBN
9780814787175
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 78.13

Paperback. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Rutgers University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813545769
ISBN
9780813545769
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 52.39
€ 52.10

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