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Murderous Contagion: A Human History...
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The human stories behind disease, plagues and epidemics and their deadly impact through history.
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Angel of Death: The Story of Smallpox
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A lively and powerful account of our battle against smallpox, the only disease that mankind has successfully eradicated from the planet. Including the personal experiences of colourful historical figures such...
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The Great Discoveries in Medicine
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Provides an account of the evolution of medical knowledge and practice from ancient Egypt, India and China to todays technology, from letting blood to keyhole surgery, from the theory of...
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The Arsenic Century: How Victorian...
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The Inheritor's Powder: A Cautionary...
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A story of family rivalry, drunken policemen and bungling coroners, THE INHERITORS POWDER reveals the fear surrounding arsenic poisoning in Victorian Britain and the hunt for a test to prove...
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
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The Emperor of All Maladies
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The Rise and Fall of Modern Medicine
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* A fascinating survey of the key moments of post-war medical discovery - fully revised and updated for this new edition
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The Smile Revolution: In Eighteenth...
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The story of how we learned to smile. A unique and untold story about a facial expression at the heart of modern western civilization.
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In the eighteenth century it was criminally easy to bump off unwanted relatives. A Household Thrown into Chaos Plumstead village, 2 November 1833. Wealthy landlord,...
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Kill or Cure
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Steve Parker
 
Traces medicine's history. This title tells the history of medicine from chipping holes in skulls to gene therapy and revolutionary cancer treatments.
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Get Me Out: A History of Childbirth...
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Spitting Blood: The History of...
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The story of tuberculosis is a rich and fascinating one. It is a complex and ancient disease that, after many years of virtual disappearance in the developed world, is now...
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24 Hours to Save the NHS: The Chief...
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