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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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Public Health: A Very Short Introduction
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Medieval Medicine: Its Mysteries and...
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The History of Medicine: A Very Short...
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This Very Short Introduction explores the history of Western medicine, examining the key turning points, discoveries, and controversies in its rich history from classical times to the present.
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Blood and Guts: A History of Surgery
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Walking London's Medical History
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Nick Black
 
Packed full of curious and surprising facts about medicine and beautifully illustrated with maps, photographs and images, this is the perfect guide book for anyone with a passion for urban...
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'Curing Queers': Mental Nurses and...
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Hospitals of London
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Virus Hunt: The Search for the Origin...
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Dorothy H. Crawford
 
Virus Hunt is a tale of scientific endeavour. Tracing the fascinating twenty year quest to find the origin of the virus that causes AIDS, Dorothy H. Crawford takes us on...
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Bodies of Evidence: Ancient ...
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Jane Draycott; Emma-Jayne Graham
 
Dedicating objects to the divine was a central component of both Greek and Roman religion. Some of the most conspicuous offerings were shaped like parts of the ...
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Medicine in First World War Europe:...
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A Garden of Medicinal Plants: Book two
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