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The Matter of the Heart: A History of...
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Thomas Morris
 
For thousands of years the human heart remained the deepest of mysteries; both home to the soul and an organ too complex to touch, let alone operate on. The following...
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Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918...
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With a death toll of 50 to 100 million people and a global reach, the Spanish flu of 1918-1920 was the greatest human disaster, not only of the twentieth century...
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Collecting the World: The Life and...
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James Delbourgo
 
'Nothing so fully displays the grandeur of his mind as his immense and rare collections ...perhaps the fullest and most curious in the world', National Gazette, 1753...
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A Heavy Reckoning: War, Medicine and...
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What happens when you reach the threshold of life and death - and come back? As long as humans have lived together on the planet, there have been wars...
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The Story of Pain: From Prayer to...
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The story of pain and suffering since the eighteenth century. Prize-winning historian Joanna Bourke charts how our understanding of pain (and how to cope with it) has changed completely over...
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The Mesmerist: The Society Doctor Who...
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From the author of the No. 1 bestseller WEDLOCK, the story of two pioneering scientists, and a nation held under the spell of mesmerism...
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
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Medicine's Strangest Cases:...
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Medicine's Strangest Cases is a choice prescription of weird and wonderful tales from the history of medicine, featuring the German doctor who fought a duel with a...
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Medicine in First World War Europe:...
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"Explores the history of medical services, health and welfare in Europe during the First World War."--Provided by publisher.
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Early Tantric Medicine: Snakebite,...
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Michael Slouber
 
Early Tantric Medicine explores the mantra-based systems for healing snakebite found in the ancient Hindu texts called the Garuda Tantras. It engages with broader questions of medical efficacy, and...
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Contesting Medical Confidentiality:...
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Andreas-Holger Maehle
 
Medical confidentiality is an essential cornerstone of effective public health systems, and for centuries societies have struggled to maintain the illusion of absolute...
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The End of Epilepsy?: A History of ...
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Dieter Schmidt; Simon D. Shorvon
 
A history of the modern era of epilepsy research, providing a critical overview of the advances, improvements, set-backs, and social and political influences on progress that have characterised the endeavours...
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Portraits of the Insane: Theodore...
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Robert Snell
 
In the early 1820s, in the gloomy aftermath of the 1789 Revolution and the Napoleonic wars, the French Romantic painter Theodore Gericault (1791-1824) made five...
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Disability in Antiquity
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Christian Laes
 
This volume is a major contribution to the field of disability history in the ancient world. Contributions from leading international scholars examine deformity and...
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The Proper Pirate: Robert Louis...
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Making the World Safe: The American...
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A history of the relationship between the United States and foreign countries through its humanitarian interventions in the early 20th century.
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