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History of medicine

Paperback. Bethlem Hospital, popularly known as 'Bedlam', is a unique institution. Now 750 years old, it has been continuously involved in the care of the mentally ill in London since at least the 1400s. This history re-evaluates its importance. Num Pages: 766 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; JKSM; MBX. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 244 x 176 x 43. Weight in Grams: 1352.
Publisher
Routledge
Number of pages
766
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415867535
ISBN
9780415867535

€ 54.48

Paperback. A groundbreaking new book about the nineteenth century obsession with hysteria, focussing on the renowned Salpetriere Hospital in Paris. Num Pages: 384 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DDF; 3JH; MBX; MMJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 130 x 25. Weight in Grams: 262. Hysteria in Nineteenth-Century Paris. 384 pages, Illustrations. A groundbreaking new book about the nineteenth century obsession with hysteria, focussing on the renowned Salpetriere Hospital in Paris. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DDF; 3JH; MBX; MMJ. Dimension: 195 x 130 x 25. Weight: 262.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408822357
ISBN
9781408822357

€ 11.99
€ 11.70

Paperback. Series Editor(s): Hallett, Christine; Schultz, Jane E. Series: Nursing History and Humanities. Num Pages: 272 pages, Illustrations, black & white. BIC Classification: JFSK2; MBX; MQCL5. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 142 x 216 x 20. Weight in Grams: 390.
Publisher
Manchester University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784993580
ISBN
9781784993580

€ 19.55

Hardcover. Provides a comprehensive, comparative study of global vaccine politics and their social, economic and historical context. Editor(s): Blume, Stuart S.; Holmberg, Christine; Greenough, Paul. Series Editor(s): Cantor, David. Series: Social Histories of Medicine. Num Pages: 360 pages, 7 black & white illustrations, 9 tables. BIC Classification: MBX; MJCM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 138. .
Publisher
Manchester University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781526110886
ISBN
9781526110886

€ 90.66

Paperback. Dreaded and reviled by many, the nineteenth-century buildings provide a unique window on how the Victorians housed and treated the mentally ill. This book offers an insight into their history, their often imposing architecture and their later decline. Series: Shire Library. Num Pages: 56 pages, Illustrations (chiefly col.). BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JH; HBTB; JKSM; MBX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 212 x 150 x 5. Weight in Grams: 148. New.
Publisher
Shire Publications Ltd
Number of pages
56
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
1st ed
Condition
New
SKU
9780747806691
ISBN
9780747806691

€ 8.41

Paperback. What was medicine like in the time of Shakespeare and Oliver Cromwell? Documenting the use of household substances and remedies, this book looks at the emergence of modern medicine from everyday cures such as herbs, oils and foods. It also presents an investigation into the private lives of the spirited Stuarts of the 17th century. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 3JB; MBX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 125 x 10. Weight in Grams: 210.
Publisher
NPI Media Group
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752440279
ISBN
9780752440279

€ 15.71

Paperback. Num Pages: 404 pages, 120 black & white illustrations, 63 black & white halftones, 57 black & white line drawin. BIC Classification: MBX; PSAN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 175 x 245 x 17. Weight in Grams: 730.
Publisher
Psychology Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848723658
ISBN
9781848723658

€ 52.18

Paperback. Looks at this whole grisly history as well as at the increasing professionalism seen from the late nineteenth century onwards, which has led to very dramatic improvements in dental treatment, including modern dentures, amalgam fillings, anaesthetics and orthodontics, and to the boom in cosmetic dentistry. Series: Shire Library. Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; MBX; MMD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 211 x 152 x 8. Weight in Grams: 146.
Publisher
Shire
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780747811350
ISBN
9780747811350

€ 8.99
€ 8.98

Paperback. This 1829 work provided innovative and accessible advice about disease and climate as health-related travel became increasingly popular. Series: Cambridge Library Collection - History of Medicine. Num Pages: 360 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: MBN; MBX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 217 x 141 x 23. Weight in Grams: 478.
Publisher
Cambridge Library Collection United Kingdom
Number of pages
360
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781108062312
ISBN
9781108062312

€ 36.62

Paperback. Num Pages: 248 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: MBX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 190 x 246 x 15. Weight in Grams: 484.
Publisher
Gale ECCO, Print Editions
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781170963203
ISBN
9781170963203

€ 23.17

Paperback. Stephen Halliday tells the fascinating story of how these individuals fought opposition from politicians, taxpayers and often their own colleagues to overcome these diseases and make the country a safer place for everyone to live. Num Pages: 256 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JH; HBJD1; HBTB; MBX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 154 x 21. Weight in Grams: 434.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition Thus
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752461755
ISBN
9780752461755

€ 20.60

Paperback. This book reviews the slow development of research by isolated investigators who believed that diseases could be caused by infectious organisms. Millions of deaths occurred until the professional communities and general public began to believe that certain health measures could protect against infection and reduce enormous death tolls from disease. Num Pages: 158 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white line drawings, black & white tables, figures. BIC Classification: MBN; MBX; MJCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 231 x 156 x 10. Weight in Grams: 281.
Publisher
UPA
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780761855552
ISBN
9780761855552

€ 31.99
€ 31.36

Hardcover. A portrait of psychoanalytic practice in the second decade of the 20th century. It presents an early psychoanalyst's session-by-session notes on a case of hysteria caused by severe sexual trauma and incest. Accompanying these notes are commentaries that situate the case historically. Num Pages: 352 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JJ; JMAF; MBX; MMH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 243 x 166 x 25. Weight in Grams: 620. 8vo. Good clean copy
Publisher
Yale University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KEX0265208
ISBN
9780300092141

€ 4.64

Paperback. Argues that post-traumatic stress disorder is a cultural product put together by the practices, technologies, and narratives with which it is diagnosed, studied, and treated and by the various interests, institutions, and moral arguments mobilizing these efforts. This book includes an account of the treatment of Vietnam veterans with PTSD. Num Pages: 328 pages, 5 line drawings. BIC Classification: MBX; MJN; MMH; MMJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 154 x 21. Weight in Grams: 542.
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
340
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691017235
ISBN
9780691017235

€ 46.99
€ 40.84

Paperback. Num Pages: 128 pages, 200 black & white illustrations, 28 colour illustrations, 32 colour plates. BIC Classification: 1DBKESH; MBX; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 205 x 272 x 7. Weight in Grams: 450.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750956079
ISBN
9780750956079

€ 19.57

Hardcover. Conserving Health brings together scholarship from across the disciplinary spectrum to illustrate the role of preventive culture in early modern England and Italy, its ubiquity but also how patterns of healthy living differed in different countries. Editor(s): Cavallo, Sandra; Storey, Tessa. Series Editor(s): Cantor, David. Series: Social Histories of Medicine. Num Pages: 336 pages, 12 colour illustrations, 12 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 1DST; HBLH; HBTB; MBX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 138. .
Publisher
Manchester University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781526113474
ISBN
9781526113474

€ 90.66

Hardcover. A foundation of Chinese life sciences and medicine, this title is available in an annotated English translation. Combining the views of different schools, it relies on natural law as conceptualized in "yin/yang" and Five Agents doctrines to define health and disease, and repeatedly emphasizes personal responsibility for the quality of one's life. Num Pages: 1560 pages, 2 volumes encased Book includes CD. BIC Classification: 1FPC; MBX; MX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 173 x 272 x 100. Weight in Grams: 2740. An Annotated Translation of Huang Di's Inner Classic - Basic Questions. Volumes of the Huang Di Nei Jing Su Wen Project. 1560 pages. A foundation of Chinese life sciences and medicine, this title is available in an annotated English translation. Combining the views of different schools, it relies on natural law as conceptualized in "yin/yang" and Five Agents doctrines to define health and disease, and repeatedly emphasizes personal responsibility for the quality of one's life. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1FPC; MBX; MX. Dimension: 173 x 272 x 100. Weight: 2736.
Publisher
University of California Press
Number of pages
1560
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Ct. Paul U. Unschuld, General ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520266988
ISBN
9780520266988

€ 182.89
€ 161.23

Hardcover. This book features all 64 of Leonardo's drawings on the heart and its physiology, accompanied by translations of his accompanying notes. Many of the illustrations are compared with images generated by magnetic resonance scanners and high definition ultrasound. Num Pages: 256 pages, 1 black & white illustrations, 144 colour illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: MBX; MFC; MFGG; MJD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 284 x 216 x 16. Weight in Grams: 1002.
Publisher
Springer London Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
266
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Edition
2013th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781447145301
ISBN
9781447145301

€ 156.27

Paperback. In this exciting new book, Helen Dingwall introduces the history of Scottish medicine from earliest times to the present day. Num Pages: 288 pages, 20 photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; HBTB; MBX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 157 x 16. Weight in Grams: 424.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
First
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748608652
ISBN
9780748608652

€ 37.49

Paperback. Nurses and midwives, both qualified and in training, have a lively interest in how their professions have developed. A stimulating collection of research-based essays, this book explores and compares the distinct histories of nursing and midwifery in Britain from the beginning of the eighteenth century to the modern day. Editor(s): Borsay, Anne; Hunter, Billie. Num Pages: 256 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; HBJD1; MBX; MQC; MQD. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 139 x 14. Weight in Grams: 320.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
2012th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230247031
ISBN
9780230247031

€ 44.05

Paperback. This short illustrated history chronicles the story of Oxford's contribution to science, from its medieval origins to its present status as one of the world's leading scientific institutions. In charting Oxford's remarkable history, the book showcases twenty discoveries which have shaped medical science across the centuries, with worldwide impact. Num Pages: 96 pages, 40 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESF; MBGR; MBX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 156 x 232 x 7. Weight in Grams: 226.
Publisher
The Bodleian Library United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781851240036
ISBN
9781851240036

€ 10.99
€ 10.18

Paperback. Winner of the Medical Journalists' Open Book Award 2005, this book is about John Hunter. Revered and feared in equal measure, Hunter was the most famous surgeon of eighteenth-century London. An inspiration for Dr Jekyll and Dr Dolittle, he was a maverick medical pioneer, and even anticipated the evolutionary theories of Darwin. Editor(s): Kimber, Brenda. Num Pages: 656 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: BGH; MBX; MN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 41. Weight in Grams: 460.
Publisher
Transworld Publishers Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
656
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780553816181
ISBN
9780553816181

€ 13.99
€ 11.73

Paperback. Authoritative, fascinating, and eye-opening, this short history of malaria concludes with policy recommendations for improving control strategies and saving lives. Series: Johns Hopkins Biographies of Disease. Num Pages: 318 pages, 21, 2 black & white halftones, 19 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: MBN; MBX; MJCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 141 x 223 x 21. Weight in Grams: 406.
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press United States
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781421403960
ISBN
9781421403960

€ 24.99
€ 23.58

Paperback. Editor(s): Findlen, Paula. Num Pages: 392 pages, 40 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HBG; HBLH; MBX; PDX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). .
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2018
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138207134
ISBN
9781138207134

€ 41.64